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Study: Most Student Loan Fraud Claims Involve For-Profits

By Maria Danilova | Nov 12
Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday.

10 Tips to Help Prevent You from Becoming a Fraud Statistic

By Justin Lavelle | Dec 24
It's the ideal time to revisit the important steps consumers should take to protect themselves against big company scams and hacks. Here are some tips to prevent falling victim to scams and frauds.

Gift Cards: Great Idea! Avoiding Fraud: Better Idea!

Dec 3
Leave it to fraud thieves to find yet another way to scam you. Now these crooks are going after your gift card balance. One day you've got a substantial balance and the next time you go to use it, it's at a zero balance.

NJ Lawsuit: 'Conversion Therapy' Violates Fraud Laws

By John Riley | Jun 8
If a landmark lawsuit being heard this week in New Jersey is successful, it may set in motion a chain of events that would essentially upend the modern conversion therapy industry.

NJ Judge Rules Gay Conversion Therapy Claims are Fraud

By EDGE | Feb 11
A New Jersey-based gay conversion therapy provider was found in violation of the state's consumer protection law for claiming that homosexuality is a disease in their marketing materials.

Ex-Gay Leader Found To Be Convicted Fraudster

By John McDonald | Jan 30
In 2010, shortly after the newspaper launched, a joint investigation with the organization Truth Wins Out revealed the frontman for an "ex-gay" Jewish organization was indeed a con man and convicted felon. Here's the followup.

Portuguese Police Detain Ex-Premier in Fraud Case

By Barry Hatton | Nov 22
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday.

Utah Attorneys Won’t Use Anti-Gay ’Fake Science’ In Appeals Case

By EDGE | Apr 10
The widely disputed and oft-discredited study by Professor Mark Regenerus on the alleged negative effects same-sex parenting will not be used by the state of Utah during arguments starting Thursday to uphold its ban on same-sex marriage.

Seminar Promises to Help Undo Some Gays in 3 Short Days

By Bobby McGuire | Apr 2
Ever want to help people deny their nature, but didn’t have the time or desire to study psychology? Do professors with state professional counseling association credentials confuse you? Do you live in the D.C. area and have some time to kill?

Flim-Flam Man Fired After Faking Federally Funded HIV Cure

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 10
An Iowa State University assistant professor resigned after admitting he falsely claimed rabbit blood could be turned into a vaccine for the AIDS virus.

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