FTC is mailing 222 checks nationwide, averaging $417 apiece.
Lawsuit is part of a nationwide crackdown on fraudsters who try to trick consumers into buying costly tech support and repair services.
Michael Sheppard Jr. is believed to have been killed in a drug dispute in 2003.
The jury trials, initially scheduled to start Tuesday, have been delayed until March.
Here are signs of a potential charity scam.
Commonly reported problems during holiday shopping season include refund issues, complaints about products not being delivered and billing disputes. Here are tips for consumers.
Title problems lead to lawsuit.
“It was an insult to have him offer my mother an apology with someone else whispering in his ear.”
"The amount of child pornography found on this man's computer is sickening.”
More than 100 charges filed in Ohio human trafficking investigation; about 90 victims identified.
More than 60 reports of the scam logged in the past month.
Mayor, council member, former village fiscal officer and former council president all face criminal charges.
Man, 63, accused of sexually assaulting and/or paying for sexual activity involving multiple juveniles who worked for his catering business.
Husband and wife have agreed to pay restitution in the amount of nearly $160,000, which represents the loss to Medicare and Medicaid.
Man ordered to pay nearly $50,000 in restitutio.