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September 26, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Federal authorities have sued two Newport Beach companies linked to schemes that allegedly bilked thousands of investors out of at least $20 million through the sale of precious metals and foreign currencies. The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit this week against Unimet Credit Corp. and UnimetTrading Corp., which it charged with funding and providing training expertise for three allegedly fraudulent dealers: Osborne Precious Metals Inc. in Los Angeles, Western Trading Corp.
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September 26, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Federal authorities have sued two Newport Beach companies linked to schemes that allegedly bilked thousands of investors out of at least $20 million through the sale of precious metals and foreign currencies. The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit this week against Unimet Credit Corp. and UnimetTrading Corp., which it charged with funding and providing training expertise for three allegedly fraudulent dealers: Osborne Precious Metals Inc. in Los Angeles, Western Trading Corp.
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BUSINESS
February 25, 1995
About 6,400 consumers bilked in telemarketing schemes soon will start getting refund checks totaling more than $1.7 million as part of settlements reached in a Federal Trade Commission investigation into allegedly deceptive sales of precious metals and foreign currencies from Orange County boiler rooms. The refund checks are in the mail, said Dan Spiro, an FTC senior attorney, and victims nationwide should be receiving them within days. The largest check will be for about $18,600.
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