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  1. Press: DeVos should stick to the rules on for-profit colleges
    The for-profit college industry has reason to celebrate Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's plans to overhaul two far-reaching regulations. Taxpayers do not. | Jun 23, 2017
  2. Press: Warren calls for Wells Fargo board members removal over scandal
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on Fed Chair Janet Yellen to remove the 12 board board members at Wells who presided during the bank's fake accounts scandal. | Jun 20, 2017
  3. Featured: Investor scam meter and more in June SCAM GRAM
    The June 2017 SCAM GRAM is full of great information to help you avoid rip-offs and fraud. | Jun 16, 2017
  4. Press: DeVos to redo two Obama-era rules on for-profit schools
    The Trump administration is planning to redo two Obama-era rules aimed at ensuring students at for-profit colleges get the education they pay for. | Jun 16, 2017
  5. Press: Selling counterfeit goods to police officers arrested on the spot (Chinese)
    (本報記者)華埠的主要幹道堅尼路上,隨處都可以看到穿著長袖衣衫、頭戴遮陽帽,隨身揣著相冊、掛滿長串Tiffany手鏈或勞力士手表的流動攬客商販,口裡吆喝著「包包、古馳、香奈兒、勞力士(Bags、Gucci、Chanel、Rolex)!」只要顧客稍微顯現出有興趣的反應,就會被帶到十拐八彎的小房間、街邊隱形的壁櫃、甚至路邊停泊的廂形車內,各式貨色隨你挑選,甚至還可以更換顧客喜歡的品牌商標。 | Jun 13, 2017
  6. Press: Landlord Steve Croman to serve 1 Year for tax fraud (Chinese)
    (本報訊)長期名列紐約市最壞房東名單上的地產大亨史蒂芬·格羅曼(Steven Croman)去年被控20項重罪,紐約州總檢長史樹德昨(6日)發表聲明稱,格羅曼已於日前承認自己以欺詐手段騙取貸款重新融資以及稅務詐騙等行為。 | Jun 08, 2017
  7. Press: Wells Fargo is least-respected company in America
    Wells Fargo’s score was so low that the company ranked below tobacco giants Altria Group (No. 98) and Philip Morris International (No. 99), which keep pounding out profits even as states and municipalities pile on tobacco taxes. | Jun 06, 2017
  8. Press: Payday lenders, charging 460%, aren’t subject to California’s usury law
    It’s a question I get asked a lot: If California’s usury law says a personal loan can’t have an annual interest rate of more than 10%, how do payday lenders get away with interest rates… | Jun 02, 2017
  9. Press: Betsy DeVos has invested millions in this ‘brain training’ company
    I'll admit that before I stepped into Neurocore, I had little intention of signing up for the company's treatment. I had read too many articles skeptical of brain training to think that I should pay… | May 30, 2017
  10. Press: Hackers hide cyberattacks in social media posts
    It took only one attempt for Russian hackers to make their way into the computer of a Pentagon official. But the attack didn’t come through an email or a file buried within a seemingly innocuous… | May 30, 2017
  11. Press: How to tell if a psychic is more interested in cash than clairvoyance
    Professional psychics say their industry is overrun with charlatans. One piece of advice: "If they start asking you a ton of questions, run." | May 23, 2017
  12. Press: Trump welcomes back student debt collectors fired by Obama
    A pair of private collection agencies fired by the Obama administration have accepted the Education Department’s offer of new contracts to recoup past-due student loans, but the agreements are in limbo as the government wades through a… | May 05, 2017
  13. Press: New York arrested 39 people that yielded $2.5M in fake checks, $1 million in stolen funds (Chinese)
    【新唐人2017年05月03日讯】曼哈顿地区检察官今天在纽约宣布,破获一起重大金融连环诈骗案,团伙成员假造支票存款并兑现,金额超过百万美元,39人因涉嫌诈骗被起诉。 | May 03, 2017
  14. Press: Lawsuit claims Wells Fargo targeted undocumented immigrants to hit quotas
    Yet another lawsuit was filed against Wells Fargo, and it contained some troubling allegations. The suit, filed by a Wells Fargo shareholder named William Sarsfield, in the San Francisco Superior Court, alleges that in an… | May 02, 2017
  15. Press: Feds put loan forgiveness program on ice
    Student loan recipients defrauded by their for-profit colleges might have to wait longer to see that debt forgiven by the Education Department. Since President Donald Trump took office, the department appears to have drastically slowed… | Apr 28, 2017
  16. Press: Fraud Alert: That Parking Ticket Could Be A Scam (Chinese)
    你認為合法停車,卻在汽車擋風玻璃發現罰單,或是收到郵寄通知?專家警告,付錢之前先查清楚。 | Apr 21, 2017
  17. Press: Pensilvania desmantela red de matrículas fraudulentas
    El Departamento de Justicia de Pensilvania acusó el miércoles a una decena de personas como parte de una banda del crimen organizado que, dijo, ganó millones de dólares al rentar matrículas... | Apr 18, 2017
  18. Press: Cae una operación de engaño telefónico a latinos
    Vendían cursos de inglés y amenazaban a sus víctimas Una grupo de teleoperadores de mercadotecnia en Perú han sido forzados a detener sus actividades por la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC) quien, además, ha acusado… | Apr 18, 2017
  19. Press: If your phone gets hacked, who should pay?
    Arlene Howard’s phone bill said she made a bunch of calls to Cuba, which she didn’t. Her service provider, Charter Communications, acknowledged that her office line must have been hacked. But it still demanded that… | Apr 14, 2017
  20. Press: Imposter Scams was the most common fraud committed in 2016
    【新唐人2017年04月13日讯】美国联邦贸易委员会(Federal Trade Commission,缩写FTC)近日公布了对2016年投诉的分析报告。在所有三百万份投诉中,消费者投诉最多的诈骗类型是〝假冒他人诈骗(Imposter Scams)〞,总投诉量上首次超过位于第三的〝身分盗窃(Identity Theft)〞。 | Apr 13, 2017
  21. Press: Wells Fargo orders former senior executives to pay back $75 million
    Internal report finds top management knew as far back as 2002 about fake customer accounts.   | Apr 11, 2017
  22. Press: Identity thieves may have hacked files of 100k financial aid applicants
    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen said Thursday the information of up to 100,000 taxpayers may have been stolen in a security breach of an online tool used to apply for federal student aid. | Apr 07, 2017
  23. Press: How for-profit colleges sell ‘risky education’ to the most vulnerable
    For-profit colleges have faced federal and state investigations in recent years for their aggressive recruiting tactics — accusations that come as no surprise to author Tressie McMillan Cottom. | Mar 28, 2017
  24. Press: Cuando reciba esta llamada, diga cualquier cosa menos ‘sí’
    Es la estafa automática más astuta que he descubierto, y el hecho de que haya caído en ella más de una vez señala lo exitosa que puede ser. El teléfono suena. Tomas el auricular y… | Mar 25, 2017
  25. Press: Trump’s delay of rule to regulate career-training programs sparks protest
    On Wednesday, a coalition of 53 advocacy groups sent a letter urging Congress to uphold gainful, student-debt-forgiveness rules and other regulations to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in higher education. They fear that the Trump administration will gut rules like borrower… | Mar 24, 2017
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