In January, the Federal Trade Commission
and the New York and Florida Attorneys General charged The Tax Club’s telemarketing operation with deceiving consumers who mistakenly believed its services would help their home-based business succeed. The company called people on lists they bought from work-at-home or other business development services, falsely claimed affiliation with legitimate companies, and sold people products and services it claimed were essential to the success of their business, like tax return preparation and business planning. According to the FTC
, The Tax Club charged high fees for these services, but often failed to deliver on them.
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