For those of you who have had an experience with the Fake AV or Fake Anti-Virus scam, you know how annoying it is to be tricked into paying $40 to buy something that makes you computer worse. Well the Federal Trade Commission just wrestled $8 million from Mark and Maurice D’Souza and their company Innovative Marketing for perpetrating this fraud on about $320,000 victims.
And the biggest surprise? The FTC is actually sending $20 to each know victim from the settlement. How about that for your tax dollars at work?
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