At FTC’s Request, Court Permanently Shuts Down Imposter Fraud Scheme

A federal district court in New York has barred the operators of an illegal robocall scheme from falsely telling consumers they could obtain refunds from the Federal Trade Commission on their behalf. In its original complaint, the FTC charged that the operators of The Cuban Exchange, Inc., “spoofed” the FTC’s own toll-free number on consumers’ […]

FTC Shuts Down Robocall Operation That Allegedly Claimed to Help Consumers Get FTC Consumer Refunds

At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal district court temporarily shut down a robocall operation that allegedly impersonated the agency in an attempt to trick consumers into turning over their bank account information and other sensitive personal data, pending resolution of the FTC’s case.  The FTC seeks to permanently stop the scheme. […]