Companies Fined for Using Scam Websites to Steal Data

The Federal Trade Commission has shut down several websites and issued a $12.1 million fine against a group of companies that illegally gathered personal information from prospective military enlistees, then sold it to marketing companies and for-profit colleges.

Sunkey Publishing Inc. and LLC have agreed to relinquish their domain names, including and, and to stop deceptive marketing practices, according to a settlement filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

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