Imperial Valley News
Imperial, California - Ten Serious Effects of Negative Parenting - and the Science Behind Them. We all know that neglectful, dysfunctional, and/or abusive parenting patterns can have long-term negative effects on children. New research explains just how deep and significant the effects of bad parenting actually are - By Marianna Klebanov
Los Angeles, California - At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal court has halted the operations of a company that calls itself “FTC Credit Solutions.” The company allegedly used false affiliation with the Commission to market bogus credit repair services to Spanish-speaking consumers.
FTC Sending Refund Checks Totaling Nearly $940,000 to Consumers Who Lost Money in Fraudulent Business Opportunity Scheme
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 358 refund checks totaling $939,207.78 to consumers who lost money after paying performance deposits to become business or sales consultants to National Business Consultants, Inc. (NBC) and its owner, Robert Namer. Consumers receiving checks initially will get more than 41 percent of the money they lost in this business opportunity scheme back, with the average check totaling $2,623.49.
Washington, DC - Campaigning for the 2016 Presidential Election got underway this week when Senator Ted Cruz threw his hat in the ring, becoming the first official candidate in the race.
Former United Commercial Bank Chief Credit Officer Convicted of Securities and Other Corporate Fraud
San Francisco, California - A jury convicted Ebrahim Shabudin yesterday of seven felony counts of conspiracy, securities fraud and other corporate fraud offenses stemming from the failure of United Commercial Bank (UCB), announced U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California, Acting Inspector General Fred W. Gibson Jr. of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Office of the Inspector General, Special Inspector General Christy Romero of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Inspector General Mark Bialek of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of the Inspector General and Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson of the FBI’s San Francisco Division.
Washington, DC - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to New Orleans to meet with the Transportation Security Officers and Jefferson Parish deputies involved in the attack last week at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and thank them for their prompt and decisive response to stop and apprehend the assailant.