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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday announced a massive crackdown against scam artists responsible for sending 180 million spam text messages. These affiliate marketers allegedly bombarded mobile users with links to deceptive websites falsely promising "free" gift cards. The FTC has filed eight different complaints in courts around the US, charging 29 defendants.
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FTC cracks down on 29 scam artists who allegedly sent 180m spam text messages promoting 'free' gift cards http://t.co/wrR2bMiIHT by @epro

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