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Brands will Lose Billions in Fraud During Holidays

According to the Arkose data of the 30% increase is digital fraud, 70% were from bot-driven account registrations. Those fraudulent accounts are...

Affiliates Could Get Amazon in Trouble with Feds

Public Citizen called on the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Amazon for what it calls an “apparent failure” to ensure...

Deputy Director of Republican Party of San Diego Scammed $50 Million to Get Trump Elected

If someone asks you to rent your FB account promising thousands of dollars in rental money to you, although it is tempting,...

Legal: California Governor Passes Data Broker Registration Law

If compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act isn’t enough to fill marketers’ compliance plates, California Governor Gavin Newsome has signed a...

REPORT: Jesse Willms The Top Affiliate Scammer is At It Again

Jesse Willms is, ostensibly, a successful entrepreneur. The Canadian businessman has started several businesses that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars....

LEGAL: Review Websites Are Top FTC Enforcement Priority

In February 2019, the Federal Trade Commission brought its first case challenging fake paid reviews on an independent retail website. In settling the agency’s...

Binary Affiliate Fraudsters Charged by Feds

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed fraud charges against two affiliate marketers for binary options trading. In its complaint, the CFTC alleged that...

New Nevada Privacy Law

Nevada’s new privacy law became effective on October 1, 2019. It provides Nevada residents with a limited right to opt out of the sale...

Feds Look at Making Negative Option Marketing Even Harder

Negative option marketing is a common form of marketing whereby the absence of affirmative consumer action constitutes consent to be charged for goods or...

Feds Going After CBD Marketing

The explosion of cannabidiol, or CBD, products – from trendy cosmetics to dietary supplements – is catching the attention of the Federal Trade Commission...

FTC Launches Investigation into E-Cigarette Marketing

The Federal Trade Commission has opened a new inquiry looking at the marketing practices of six major e-cigarette manufacturers, ordering them to turn over...

FTC Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittees About Consumer Protection Work

In recent testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, the Federal Trade Commission described its work to protect consumers...

GroupM Claims $22.4 Billion in Ad Fraud

While advertisers and agencies can not by themselves eliminate dangerous and destructive content online, they do have a role to play as they also...

Seventh Circuit Drops Bomb on FTC

As previously blogged about here, the FTC’s enforcement authority has been under attack. The agency authority to obtain disgorgement under a theory of “ancillary...

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The FTC, CBD and the Law During Covid19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of cannabis companies that advertised CBD products as effective in preventing or treating COVID-19 without obtaining...

FTC Settles Another Health Claim Action

“Treats Chronic Pain… Clinically Proven… Smart Device… Approved by the FDA…” These are all claims the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says defendants...

OfferGlobe and Steve Mandes Illegal Spammers and Scammers Review.

OfferGlobe is an offshore advertising company with multiple registered addressees both in the UK and seemingly in the tax haven of Seychelles. They...

What Marketers Must Know About CBD Ads

An increasing number of celebrities and social media personalities are endorsing the use of cannabidiol (CBD) products through social media. Many of...

Affiliate Scammers Michael Giannulis and Michael Williams Named by Feds for $300 Million in Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cracked down a group of affiliate marketers who ensnared consumers into a fraud business coaching program called...
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