Franchise Fraudster Dennis Mason Gets 3 Years in Prison, Owes $2M Restitution

Dennis Mason, a notorious franchise fraudster who emptied the retirement & savings accounts of 160 victims, will be reporting to

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NY Bagel Franchise Scam Victims: Urgent Action is Needed

Victims of the NY Bagel Franchise Scam are urged to submit their Victim Impact Statements ASAP.  Help drafting your statement

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Federal Judge Gerald Pappert REQUIRES Convicted Franchise Scammer to Sell Franchises as Condition of Bail

In July, 2020, Federal District Judge Gerald “Jerry” Pappert signed a bail order that appears to require convicted franchise opportunity

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NY Bagel Scammer Joe Smith to Get LESS Than Five Years for Massive Franchise Fraud

NY Bagel scam victims, some of whom lost homes, marriages and as much as half a million dollars, are feeling

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