News

December 5, 2018

Eric Johnson and Tom Hudson publish article in RV News on FTC crackdown of fake document sellers

In the November 2018 issue of RV News, Eric Johnson and Tom Hudson present a recent case filed by the FTC against operators of websites that sold fake financial and other documents which could be used to facilitate identity theft, tax fraud and other crimes. They caution that buying fake documents and synthetic ID fraud is a huge issue for the finance industry, but the FTC is working to combat these issues.

Tom Hudson is a founding partner of Hudson Cook and has practiced consumer financial services law since 1973. He has focused his practice on matters relating to vehicle financing and leasing. Tom is CEO of CounselorLibrary.com, LLC, and is the Senior Editor of CARLAW┬ę, a monthly subscription service that reports legal developments in the auto finance and lease business.

Eric Johnson is a partner in the firm's Oklahoma office. He assists national and state banks, savings associations, credit unions, mortgage bankers, other licensed lenders, motor vehicles dealers and automotive finance companies in the development and maintenance of nationwide consumer mortgage and automobile finance programs; online motor vehicle sales programs; litigation funding programs; and electronic payment programs.

Click here to read the article in RV News (page 52).


Hudson Cook, LLP, provides articles, webinars and other content on its website from time to time provided both by attorneys with Hudson Cook, LLP, and by other outside authors, for information purposes only. Hudson Cook, LLP, does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the content, and has no duty to correct or update information contained on its website. The views and opinions contained in the content provided on the Hudson Cook, LLP, website do not constitute the views and opinion of the firm. Such content does not constitute legal advice from such authors or from Hudson Cook, LLP. For legal advice on a matter, one should seek the advice of counsel.