Government Legal Settlements

SCARS™ Victim Support: FTC Starts Sending Money To Western Union Victims After THREE Years Of Wait!

SCARS™ Victim Support: FTC Starts Sending Money To Western Union Victims After THREE Years Of Wait! Department of Justice Begins First Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture to Compensate Victims of Western Union Fraud Scheme The Department of Justice announced today that the Western Union Remission Fund began its first distribution of approximately $153 million in funds forfeited to the U.S. government from the Western Union Company (Western Union) to over 109,000 victims located [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: What The FTC Facebook Settlement Means For Consumers

SCARS™ Advocacy: What The FTC Facebook Settlement Means For Consumers The Next Time Users Visit Facebook, Things Might Not Look Different, But Big Changes Are Brewing Behind The Scenes The FTC’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement requires Facebook to conduct a massive overhaul of its consumer privacy practices. The settlement also makes major changes to Facebook’s operations and CEO Mark Zuckerberg no longer has sole control over privacy. First, some background. Facebook is a [...]