Bureau of Consumer Protection
Type: Comunicado de prensaAs part of the Federal Trade Commission’s systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the agency is announcing a modified 10-year regulatory review schedule.
FTC Obtains $2.2 Million Judgment against Supplement Marketer that Made Phony Claims for Treating and Preventing Diabetes
Type: Comunicado de prensaA federal court has found that marketers of bogus remedies for treating and preventing diabetes violated Section 5 of the FTC Act, and has ordered them to pay nearly $2.2 million. The FTC will use the funds it recovers to reimburse consumers.
Type: Comunicado de prensaAs part of its ongoing crackdown on misleading endorsements in advertising, the Federal Trade Commission has charged the home security company ADT LLC with misrepresenting that paid endorsements from safety and technology experts were independent reviews.
Federal Trade Commission Enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Report To the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Type: Comunicado de prensaOver the last year, the Federal Trade Commission has continued aggressive enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by bringing or resolving nine debt collection cases, according to the agency’s annual summary of debt collection activities.
Type: Comunicado de prensaLa Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por su sigla en inglés), en colaboración con 74 agencias federales, estatales y locales, grupos de consumidores y organizaciones nacionales, celebra la Semana Nacional de Protección del Consumidor que comienza el domingo 2 de marzo y continúa hasta el sábado 8...
Type: Comunicado de prensaA group of affiliate marketers has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they took part in a scheme that bombarded consumers with tens of millions of spam text messages that lured consumers with phony gift card offers, and then directed recipients to deceptive websites. The...
Appeals Court Affirms Ruling in Favor of FTC, Upholds $163 Million Judgment Against ‘Scareware’ Marketer
Type: Comunicado de prensaIn a victory for the Federal Trade Commission in its efforts to protect consumers from spyware and malware, a federal appeals court has upheld a district court ruling that imposed a judgment of more than $163 million on Kristy Ross for her role in an operation that used computer “scareware” to...
Type: Comunicado de prensaAn administrator working for the Federal Trade Commission is mailing 8,352 checks averaging $91.14 each to consumers who were deceived into paying unnecessary “convenience fees” to Jacob Law Group, PLLC, on behalf of debt buyer Security Credit Services, LLC.
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe Federal Trade Commission, in collaboration with 74 federal, state and local agencies, consumer groups, and national organizations, celebrates National Consumer Protection Week, beginning Sunday, March 2, and running until Saturday, March 8.