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Phony Discount Clubs Stole $42M From Consumers, FTC Says

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 10:25 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission launched a suit in Georgia federal court Tuesday accusing a group of marketers of bilking scores of consumers out of more than $42 million by signing them up for bogus memberships in a trio of online discount clubs without their permission.

The commission's 44-page complaint alleges that the operators behind Saving Pays Club, Money Plus Saver and Saving Makes Money targeted consumers from 2010 through 2016 with websites and telemarketing calls that claimed to offer payday or cash advance loans. Believing they...
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Case Title

Federal Trade Commission v. Hornbeam Special Situations, LLC et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-03094

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Timothy C. Batten, Sr

Date Filed

August 15, 2017

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