A Florida man charged with helping telemarketers in India defraud cash-strapped American consumers will be banned from aiding any telemarketers in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The proposed settlement resolves an FTC complaint against Joel S. Treuhaft and his company, PHLG Enterprises, LLC, who collected more than $1.5 million from about 3,000 consumers… Read More

Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty In Connection With International Cybercrime Scheme Earlier today, Vyacheslav Khaimov pled guilty at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, to the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business in connection with his role in an international cybercrime operation. The plea was announced by Robert L. Capers, United States Attorney for… Read More

DALLAS, TX—The FBI Dallas Division is warning the public to be on alert for a phone scam that displays an FBI phone number on the caller ID. The scammer impersonates a government official and uses intimidation tactics to demand payment of money supposedly owed to the government. In some cases, university students are targeted and… Read More