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DOJ enters deferred prosecution agreement with huge Colorado marketing firm that sold leads to scammers targeting older victims

  • To pay $150 million; most to be refunded to victims
  • Many leads used for sweepstakes/lottery fraud
  • Sold information on 30 million people
  • Charging document here 

DOJ announces criminal case, and arrest of Canadian man, in operation that took down international Netwalker ransomware operation

EU warns it is already seeing forged virus vaccination certificates

Competition Bureau in Canada settles with scam “free trial offer” company; to pay $15 million

National Consumers League releases top ten scams of 2020; sweepstakes/lotteries top the list, followed by romance scams

FTC settles with Amazon over failure to pay full tips to Amazon flex drivers; company to pay $61.7 million

Virus Benefit Theft

Full report here