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Injunctions issued upon Credit Repair Service Company using Deceptive Tactics following FTC and DOJ Allegations 

Following allegations brought by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in early March 2022, a company offering credit repair services was found to have violated multiple federal statutory rules that protect consumers, including The Credit Repair Organizations Act, Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, and the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule when they made false promises regarding the ability to boost credit scores, filed fake identity theft reports with the FTC, and took advanced fees, which are prohibited, for services never rendered nor disclosed to consumers. 

A Texas federal court, in response to finding the above violations of federal law, imposed two injunctions upon the company. These include the issuing of a permanent injunction barring the company from representing that it can repair or improve credit scores, as well as a preliminary injunction prohibiting the company  from making large or non-essential expenditures to preserve assets to redress consumers.

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