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Traffic Jam Events, LLC

Traffic Jam Events, LLC

Last Updated: August 10, 2020
Case Status:
Pending
In the Matter of Traffic Jam Events, LLC, a limited liability company, and David J. Jeansonne II, individually and as an Officer of Traffic Jam Events, LLC.
FTC Matter/File Number:

X200041

Docket Number:

9395

Case Summary

The Federal Trade Commission took action to halt a scheme that allegedly deceived consumers with mailers supposedly directing them how to obtain federal COVID-19 stimulus benefits, which instead lured them to a used car sale.

The mailers sent by Traffic Jam Events, LLC and its owner, David J. Jeansonne II, were labeled 'IMPORTANT COVID-19 STIMULUS DOCUMENTS' and directed consumers to 'relief headquarters' to 'claim these stimulus incentives,' the FTC alleged in its lawsuit against the company and Jeansonne.

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