The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) together with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners announced Operation Income Illusion, a nationwide crackdown on illegal income claims. According to the FTC, Operation Income Illusion focused on scammers making false promises of income … Continue Reading
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Momentum Factor Wins 4th Inc. 5000 Award as One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—Inc. 5000
AUSTIN, Texas, August 14, 2020 – Inc. Magazine has recognized Momentum Factor, a leading global provider of online risk mitigation applications and services, amongst the fastest growing companies in the U.S. on its annual Inc. 5000 rankings for the fourth … Continue Reading
Arlington, VA – July 9, 2020 – BBB National Programs’ Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC), in partnership with the Direct Selling Association (DSA), today released new Guidance on Earnings Claims that defines and identifies earnings claims to ensure all representations … Continue Reading
The 8-1 decision is a victory for the federal government and its power to “disgorge” money from those who obtained it illegally. “The court holds today that a disgorgement award that does not exceed a wrongdoer’s net profits and is … Continue Reading
Momentum Factor builds another home in Mexico for the poor, sustains the families through the pandemic.
In late February, employees worked side by side with locals to build home for a family in need. Now they are ensuring the family has enough in food and supplies during the pandemic. AUSTIN, TX — Momentum Factor, the leading … Continue Reading
Once again, the FTC has sent out a round of letters to a new list of MLM companies warning them to stop their field from posting that their products can cure the Novel Coronavirus/ SARS-CoV2.They are giving the companies 48 … Continue Reading
COVID-19 pandemic creates a new sense of urgency for one firm determined to help the less fortunate clear their oppressive medical debt. May 5, 2020 / AUSTIN, Texas — Momentum Factor, an Austin-based technology firm, has purchased $1.8 million worth of … Continue Reading
FTC Sends Warning Letters to Multi-Level Marketers Regarding Health and Earnings Claims They or Their Participants are Making Related to Coronavirus
Ten letters target companies pitching business opportunities, supposed health benefits in response to pandemic The Federal Trade Commission today announced it has sent 10 letters warning multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) to remove and address claims that they or their participants are making … Continue Reading
Complaint alleges empty promises of wealth lead to millions in losses for participants FROM THE FTC PRESS RELESE: A federal court granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request to temporarily shut down an alleged pyramid scheme known as “Success By Health,” and … Continue Reading