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Insights into the FTC and the Utah Department of Commerce: Consumer Fraud and Business Symposium

On September 20, 2018, the FTC and Utah Department of Commerce held a symposium in Salt Lake City, Utah, discussing, among other things, how the two work together to combat consumer fraud in various areas. The panels provided a unique … Continue reading

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Elon Musk and Tesla Settle With S.E.C. in Fraud Case

After walking away from a deal, Tesla’s chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Attorney Admits Role In Short Sale Fraud Scheme

Mortgage Fraud Blog. Christopher Goodson, 45, Newark, New Jersey, an attorney,  admitted today to running a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that involved properties in Jersey City, Clifton, Union, and elsewhere in New Jersey and caused losses of millions of dollars. … Continue reading

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LendingClub Founder, Ousted in 2016, Settles Fraud Charges

The S.E.C. said that Renaud Laplanche had improperly approved alterations to some of the company’s lending products to bolster the company’s financial performance. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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SEC Files Securities Fraud Suit Against Elon Musk Over Take-Private Tweets

Elon Musk’s August 7, 2018 Tweets, in which he had “secured” funding to take Tesla private at a substantial premium over the then-current share price, have already produced a storm of controversy and a series of securities class action lawsuits … Continue reading

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