U.S. Government freezes IWorks assets for internet scam

Posted on January 30, 2011 • Filed under: Internet, United States

A US judge in Nevada froze the assets of 61 companies sued by the Federal Trade Commission as it seeks to recover about $275 million allegedly taken from consumers in online scams, the agency said. The FTC, in its complaint filed on Jan. 12 in Las Vegas, accuses the companies, known as I Works, of deceptively luring consumers into online memberships and then charging their credit cards or checking accounts unauthorized fees. The alleged leader of the operation, Jeremy Johnson, and nine other individuals were also sued. Read Article

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