Washington, DC - They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But here’s one thing that doesn’t belong in Vegas or anywhere else: ads that draw buyers in with eye-catching terms while burying the “gotchas” in fine print. In separate law enforcement actions, the FTC alleged that two Las Vegas dealers – car dealers, that is – didn’t play it straight with consumers.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Two auto dealers in Las Vegas agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges they used deceptive ads to promote the sale or leasing of their vehicles, including advertising heavily discounted prices that were not generally available to consumers.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Three Las Vegas men have been indicted by the federal grand jury on charges that they fraudulently obtained more than $3.5 million from small business owners for grant funding and services which were never provided and never intended to be provided, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada and Laura A. Bucheit, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI for Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A Utah man who owned a title and escrow company that operated in Nevada, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for embezzling almost $4 million from company escrow accounts for his own personal use, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Dr. Ben Carson, one of the leading Republican candidates for President in 2016, will be one of the Keynote speakers at the nation’s largest gathering of Latino policymakers at the 32nd Annual Conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in Las Vegas on June 17th , in conjunction with the Republican Presidential Candidate Forum.  He will be speaking at 2 p.m. at the Conference, which will be held at the Aria Resort and Casino, 3730 South Las Vegas Blvd.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Nevada Barbeque Association (NVBBQA) is proud to present the inaugural Las Vegas Championship RibFest 2015 in the parking lot of Bass Pro Shop-Outdoor World, June 6th, 2015, to benefit the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. Pitting amateur rib masters against competition rib teams and popular local restaurants, everyone will be competing for the coveted title “Best Ribs in Las Vegas 2015.” With over 30 professional teams and restaurants competing and police and fire departments providing demonstrations, this has developed into a premier BBQ event for Southern Nevada.  Admission and parking are free to the public and recommended for all ages.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Victor Wakefield to the Nevada State Board of Education District 1 vacancy, effective June 5.

Las Vegas, Nevada - GMO  FREE  VEGAS has announced their fourth March  Against  Monsanto  on Saturday,  May  23rd  at  10:30am, from Beauty Bar to Fremont East, down Fremont Street Experience, up to the Federal Court House Building, then back down to the Downtown 3rd Farmer’s Market (300 N Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, for a celebration and Grow Your Own Festival to educate, enlighten and evolve our community into taking ownership of our health and wellness through organic home gardening.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A federal court has barred a North Las Vegas, Nevada, woman and her business from preparing federal tax returns that contain or involve foreign earned income and from promoting the exclusion of foreign earned income to others, the Justice Department announced today.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Tonya Rushing, former CEO of the now-defunct Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Larry R. Hicks to one year and one day in prison for conspiring with Dipak Desai, the former owner of the center, to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

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