Friday, February 27, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoLost: Help us find our cat Sour Patch, she has the typical Siamese markings, shaved belly from just being fixed, had a pink/diamond collar. Call/text, 830-534-2606.
Found: Small male dog, white with brown spots, on FM 775, Feb. 10. Call 830-393-0429.
Lost: Brown and white female Boxer, "Baylie," sweet dog, last seen in La Vernia by the elementary. If seen call 210-459-1796.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Full Time Gas Station Cashier. Evenings; Monday-Saturday 2:00pm-8:30pm. Stop by Pruski's Valero in Kosciusko to fill out an application or call Kley at 830-745-2626 for more info.
Receptionist needed for busy insurance office in La Vernia, looking for someone who is dependable with strong computer skills, customer service skills, and the ability to multi-task are necessary. Applications can be picked up at 1114 Tenth St. in Floresville. Resumes are required.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
TNMCRichardson Chevrolet homeRE/MAX home

Consumer Updates


Kentucky-based Network Marketing Company to Refund $1.3 Million to Texas Customers




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Disclaimer:
The author of this entry is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com.
November 16, 2011 | 1,980 views | Post a comment

Texas Attorney General resolves investigation of Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, Inc.’s deceptive trade practices


HOUSTON -- A Lexington, Kentucky-based direct sales firm has agreed to repay up to $1.3 million to its Texas customers. The agreement resolves the Texas Attorney General’s investigation into potential Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations by Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, Inc. -- including allegations that the firm operated an illegal pyramid scheme.


Qualified customers may obtain additional information about the settlement and submit a refund claim to the company by downloading a claim form from the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov. Claims must be submitted to Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing no later than Nov. 28, 2011.


In a typical illegal pyramid scheme, a purchaser or investor pays a fee for the opportunity to receive profits in the future. Those payments are primarily derived by inducing others to join the operation and pay a fee -- rather than from the sale of an actual product or service. Fortune High-Tech’s customers complained that the defendant falsely represented the earnings they would achieve if they became one of the defendant’s independent representatives.


Today’s settlement agreement prohibits Fortune Hi-Tech from engaging in deceptive trade practices in the future and requires the defendant to refund up to $299 to each qualified Texas customer, up to a total of $1.3 million.
 
‹ Previous Blog Entry
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Consumer Updates Archives


Pursch Motors
Hoelschers home
Thinkport-Exede Right-side w/link, home page group
HEB -Manufacturing Right-side w/link, home page group
Floresville EDC
Pat Brown Realtors, Inc. home
WCN
DDS Dentures & Dental Services Right-side banner
WCN border security forum video 2014
John D. Foster home
Abrego Lake
Caraway Ford
Sherwood Surveying
C&T Paving Right-side w/link, home page group
Chester WilsonAllstate & McBride RealtyWilson's Auto ChooserDrama KidsTriple R DC ExpertsSacred Heart SchoolHeavenly Touch homeEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.