FTC Surfs for Scams
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The FTC named Dec. 9 "Internet Pyramid Surf Day." The commission and 25 state attorney generals' offices issued warnings to the 500 sites notifying them that they're being watched now.
"The Internet is not going to be a new marketplace where scam artists roam free," said Jodie Bernstein, director of FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection. The commission so far has pursued 15 cases against schemes on-line.
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