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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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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NY Bagel Franchise Scam Links & Complaint Timeline

After a nearly ten-year battle by investigative journalist Sean Kelly and his franchise watchdog site UnhappyFranchisee.com, the NY Bagel Franchise

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NY Bagel Scam Joe Smith Federal Fraud Trial to Begin

NY Bagel scammer Joseph Smith, formerly of Newburgh, NY is going to trial on Federal charges of Fraud, Tax Fraud

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Despite Alesia Visconti Denial, Franserve Brokers Promote Davidovich NYC Bagel Scam

Franserve CEO Alesia Visconti claims that Franserve ejected the Davidovich NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop franchise from its promoted franchises. 

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Is the Franchise Brokers Association (FBA) Promoting the Davidovich NY Bagel Franchise Scam?

The Franchise Brokers Association claims it stands as “the beacon of integrity and the hub for knowledge, professionalism, and growth

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Are FRANSERVE Brokers Promoting the Davidovich NY Bagel Franchise Scam?

Are Franserve franchise brokers unknowingly promoting the blatant franchise scam now being marketed as Davidovich NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop? 

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Davidovich NYC Bagel Ejected From International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG)

The second franchise organization within a week has responded to our warning and ejected the Davidovich NYC Bagel & Sandwich

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Davidovich NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop: Newest Franchise Partner of the International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG)

The IFPG International Franchise Professionals Group is a “membership organization” of franchise brokers.  Recently, The IFPG announced that it was

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