FTC and DOJ Return a Record $505 Million to Consumers Harmed by Massive Payday Lending Scheme
Federal Trade Commission press release --------- The Federal Trade Commission, working jointly with the U.S. Department of Justice, is mailing 1,179,803 refund checks totaling more than $505 million to people who were deceived by a massive payday lending scheme operated by AMG Services, Inc. and Scott A. Tucker. The consumer refunds stem from a record-setting $1.3 billion civil court judgment and order the FTC obtained against Tucker and his companies for violating the FTC Act and the Truth in Lending Act when they deceived consumers across the country and illegally charged them undisclosed and inflated fees. The order represents the largest litigated judgment ever obtained by the FTC. To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.