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Federal Regulators Go After Crowdfunding Scam

Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but don’t follow through on their promises.

06/12/2015

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Financial Advisors Warn Seniors Against Scam Artists

Seniors who grew up in a world where you answered the phone when it rang are being warned not to.

09/09/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Wants Solutions For “No Call List” Violations

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskell chaired a Senate hearing to examine how “robocalls” are harming consumers.

07/10/2013

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Lumiere Place Casino, Hotels For Sale

In a deal between Pinnacle Entertainment and the Federal Trade Commission, the Lumiere Place Casino and Hotels is for sale in downtown St. Louis.

06/17/2013

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FTC Moves to Block Pinnacle-Ameristar Casino Deal

The Federal Trade Commission says that bet would violate United States anti-trust law, and hurt consumers.

05/30/2013

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FTC Cracking Down On Robocalls

Alyce Weisbach, an 84-year-old Illinois resident, is one victim of the illegal practice.

11/01/2012

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McCaskill, Schumer Put Pressure On FTC Over Gas Prices

U.S. Senators say probe on price fixing allegations needs to wrap up soon.

03/02/2012

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Illinois Court Revives Cigarette Suit

A lawsuit that led to a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-making Philip Morris USA before it was tossed out by the Illinois Supreme Court has been revived.

02/27/2011

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