FTC Targets Utah Businesses Over Work-At-Home Scheme

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 2:54 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission sued a group of business coaching companies in Utah federal court alleging they run a multimillion-dollar Internet and telemarketing scheme that defrauds customers into paying to start home-based Internet businesses that don't pay out, according to a suit unsealed Thursday.

The agency is looking to stop 14 Utah-based companies, including Apply Knowledge LLC and Dahm International LLC, and nine individual owners from operating a joint enterprise that uses deceptive tactics to induce customers into paying thousands of dollars to start online businesses...
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