Pilot Flying J Agrees to Pay a $92 Million Penalty

July 23, 2014 Jackie 0

In a Press Release dated July 14, 2014, your BBB has learned that the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Pilot Travel Centers LLC, doing business as Pilot Flying J, signed a Criminal Enforcement Agreement with the federal government to […]

U.S. Citizens Involved in Foreign Lottery Schemes?

June 19, 2014 Jason 0

Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) has issued numerous warnings about foreign lottery schemes, especially those coming from Jamaica. Consumers continue to receive letters and calls claiming that they have won money but must first send money. These letters and calls […]

Southern Indiana ID Theft Ring Uncovered

September 18, 2013 Jackie 0

In a press release dated September 13, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, Joseph Hogsett and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Social Security Administration (SSA)  announced […]

Where’s the Money?

November 13, 2012 Michael 0

MoneyGram International Inc. – headquartered in Dallas – has agreed to forfeit $100 million and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Justice Department in which it admits to criminally aiding and abetting wire fraud and failing to […]

First Spyware, Then Malware, Now Ransomware?

August 14, 2012 Michael 0

You have probably heard the terms spyware and malware, but what about ransomware? Reveton, a new form of ransomware, lures the victim to a website, where the ransomware is installed on the user’s computer. Once installed, the computer freezes and […]