Defendants Settle FTC Charges in ‘Money Now Funding’ Credit Card Laundering Scheme

Phoenix, Arizona - Michael Abdelmesseh and KMA Merchant Services LLC have agreed to settle a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit for laundering credit card charges for Money Now Funding (MNF), a business opportunity scheme that falsely promised consumers they would make thousands of dollars helping small businesses get loans.

Evading in-flight lightning strikes

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Aviation experts estimate that every commercial airplane in the world is struck by lightning at least once per year. Around 90 percent of these strikes are likely triggered by the aircraft itself: In thunderstorm environments, a plane’s electrically conductive exterior can act as a lightning rod, sparking a strike that could potentially damage the plane’s outer structures and compromise its onboard electronics.

The American Heart Association applauds corporate commitment to expanding access to lifesaving medicine

Orlando, Florida - American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement following disclosure by Sanofi and Regeneron that the companies are making commitments to expand access to lifesaving medicine.

New technologies, systems, and business models are rapidly changing the energy landscape, experts attest

Cambridge, Massachusetts - The pace of advances in key clean energy technologies has been growing faster than many experts have predicted, to the point that solar and wind power, combined with systems for storing their output, can often be the least expensive options for new types of power-generating capacity. In fact, a radical transformation of the world’s energy landscape is well-underway, said several speakers at the annual MIT Energy Conference, held on March 2 and 3 in Kendall Square, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Attorney General Brnovich Calls On Congress to Support Victims of Child Pornography

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a bipartisan coalition of 54 state and territorial attorneys general to call on Congress to pass legislation supporting victims of child pornography. The proposed Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Assistance Act would make it easier for child pornography victims to obtain restitution.