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On April 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the matter of Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid that is a big win for telemarketers...

Is John Monarch Behind a $100 Million Bank Scam?

John Monarch was promoted Heavily by Affiliate Summit Founder Missy Ward, raising lots of questions. The Securities and Exchange commission delivered an early...

Biggest Scammer? Man Loses 200 lbs and Then Charged by Feds

Michael Giannulis was once a contestant on 'Extreme Weight Loss.' Now, the Federal Trade Commission says he sold fraudulent online business classes...

REPORT: Nick Fiorentino Accused of Digital Theft by Zeeto Group

A lawsuit has been filed that alleges Nicholas Fiorentino started to headhunt several Zeeto Group employees for his affiliate marketing company, Internet...

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Affiliate Scammers Michael Giannulis and Michael Williams Named by Feds for $300 Million in Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cracked down a group of affiliate marketers who ensnared consumers into a fraud business coaching program called...
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Who is Killing Affiliate Marketing?

Recently, Impact’s Matt Moore authored a byline — one part explainer and one part future vision — on the affiliate marketing space, relative to...

Growth Hacking Marketing: From the Experts

According to the Oxford dictionary, hacking is ‘the gaining of unauthorized access to data in a system or computer’ and we all...

Amazon Goes After Marketers.

Amazon stopped multiple affiliate marketing fraud schemes across the United States to protect customers from bogus emails and phone calls. Amazon filed three...

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$500 Million Android Advertising Scam Busted

A huge scheme to defraud advertisers via android apps has been discovered. A SWATHE of sophisticated bots were able to bypass Google's checks to...

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Affiliate Scammers Michael Giannulis and Michael Williams Named by Feds for $300 Million in Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cracked down a group of affiliate marketers who ensnared consumers into a fraud business coaching program called...

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OfferGlobe and Steve Mandes Illegal Spammers and Scammers Review.

OfferGlobe is an offshore advertising company with multiple registered addressees both in the UK and seemingly in the tax haven of Seychelles. They...

Bot Form Fills are Destroying Lead Generation Industry. What can Be Done?

Global ad spend rose to $628.63 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow steadily at more than 5.0% per year through 2022. Although...

Love Scam Alert: Interview with Jenny Gonzalez of Dating Factory

During RiskConnect  we had the pleasure of meeting Jenny Gonzalez from Dating Factory, who walked us through the life of an online dating merchant.

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Convicted Felon Jamie Lynn Carper Suing Industry

There was a concern by legal experts that in the California Appellate Court’s decision in Balsam v. Trancos that a huge amount of people...

Giancarlo Maniaci, Scam or Legit Expert?

Works for: ColorTV. Title: Co-Founder & CEO Do you know anything about them? Rate them, leave a review!

Joshua Jordison, Scam or Legit Expert?

Works for: The Human Gathering Title: Co-Founder & Executive Director Do you know anything about them? Rate them, leave a review!

Jon Lakatos, Scam or Legit Expert?

Works for: Commercial Bank of California Title: Senior Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships Do you know anything about them? Rate them, leave a review!

Mobile Advertising’s Biggest Issue is Fat Fingers and Accidental Clicks

When people think of problems associated with mobile advertising it is almost always concerning ad fraud or ad blocking.  While these two things are...

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Marketing Fraud Continues to Grow in 2021, and Ad Companies Are Clueless

A new report from White Ops demonstrates that marketing fraud is growing, but that many in the online advertising space may not...

FTC Sues Facebook for Social Network Monopolization

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that it has sued Facebook, alleging that the company is illegally maintaining its personal social networking...

REPORT: Nick Fiorentino Accused of Digital Theft by Zeeto Group

A lawsuit has been filed that alleges Nicholas Fiorentino started to headhunt several Zeeto Group employees for his affiliate marketing company, Internet...
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Supreme Court TCPA ATDS Ruling a Big Win for Telemarketers

On April 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the matter of Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid that is...

Is John Monarch Behind a $100 Million Bank Scam?

John Monarch was promoted Heavily by Affiliate Summit Founder Missy Ward, raising lots of questions. The Securities and Exchange commission delivered an early...

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Supreme Court TCPA ATDS Ruling a Big Win for Telemarketers

On April 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the matter of Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid that is...

The FTC Targets Scam Flogs But Ignores Media Companies That Promote Them

Technorati - The Federal Trade Commission has gone to war against all the fake news sites. If you’ve visited almost any real news site...

FTC Announces Accelerated Review of Six Rules & Guides

On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced an updated regulatory review schedule of numerous rules and guides in order to keep...

$4.8 Million FTC Action against Swish Marketing

At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ordered Swish Marketing, Inc. to...

Facebook Files TypoSquatting Lawsuit against Affiliate Marketers

If you didn’t notice, last week Facebook filed a lawsuit in federal court against several marketers for basically typo squatting. The lawsuit, found here...
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8 Proven Tips to Market on Tik-Tok

Ever since its launch back in 2016, TikTok has managed to dominate the social media game, further pushing the envelope of what...

FTC Clarifies Social Media Advertising Policies

Attorneys Holland & Knight hosted Michael Ostheimer, a senior attorney for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for a webinar presentation on Feb. 16, 2021....

Growth Hacking Marketing: From the Experts

According to the Oxford dictionary, hacking is ‘the gaining of unauthorized access to data in a system or computer’ and we all...

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Investors Leery When Affiliate Nexus Tax Bills Pending

Many online marketers are looking to take their businesses to the next level by seeking outside investments. However, pending legislation in many states – especially California –...

Bot Form Fills are Destroying Lead Generation Industry. What can Be Done?

Global ad spend rose to $628.63 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow steadily at more than 5.0% per year through 2022. Although...

Love Scam Alert: Interview with Jenny Gonzalez of Dating Factory

During RiskConnect  we had the pleasure of meeting Jenny Gonzalez from Dating Factory, who walked us through the life of an online dating merchant.

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Consumers Not Influenced by Social Media?

Gallup recently released a survey of 18,000 people regarding their social media habits.  In the survey, people were specifically asked whether social media had...

FTC Targets Native & Mobile Advertising

Jessica Rich, who recently was made the director of the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer protection bureau (she was formerly the director of financial practices...
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Supreme Court TCPA ATDS Ruling a Big Win for Telemarketers

On April 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the matter of Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid that is...

Is John Monarch Behind a $100 Million Bank Scam?

John Monarch was promoted Heavily by Affiliate Summit Founder Missy Ward, raising lots of questions. The Securities and Exchange commission delivered an early...

FTC Releases 2020 Annual Highlights

On March 25, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission released its 2020 Annual Highlights, emphasizing the agency’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers. “Despite the challenges...