Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Against Defendant Who Assisted Grant Writers’ Institute Scheme; Order to Pay $1.68 Million to Defrauded Consumers Survives Challenge

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has upheld a district court judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission and four state attorneys general against a woman who assisted and facilitated a scheme that deceived consumers by falsely promising them a “guaranteed” $25,000 grant from the federal government. In September 2011, after […]