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Why won't the FTC pursue jail time? I think Andrew is right in not stopping, this guy perpetrated a huge fraud, just telling him to pay back money he'll never have isn't enough, he should be behind bars.



The FTC isn't a law enforcement agency and has no power to file criminal charges. However they do notify federal law enforcement when they find evidence of criminal activity.




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