Type: Amicus BriefAmicus brief of the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau supporting reversal and providing the agencies’ combined knowledge and expertise on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and its application to the collection of debts after the statute of...
Type: Public EventWHEN: Monday, March 3, 2014 TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. PT (Registration at 8:30 a.m.) WHERE: Las Vegas City Hall, Council Chambers, 495 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada
A los demandados de dos esquemas de servicios financieros se les prohíbe proveer servicios de alivio de endeudamiento y asistencia para deudores hipotecarios
Type: Comunicado de prensaLos demandados de dos presuntas estafas separadas han aceptado resolver los cargos presentados por la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por su sigla en inglés) y se les prohibirá proveer servicios de asistencia para deudores hipotecarios y de alivio de endeudamiento.
Defendants in Two Financial Services Schemes Banned from Providing Mortgage and Debt Relief Services
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe defendants in two separate alleged scams have settled charges with the Federal Trade Commission and will be banned from providing mortgage- and debt-relief services. The cases are part of the FTC’s continuing crackdown on scams targeting consumers in financial distress, including debt relief...
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe final six of 10 defendants named in an alleged “Rachel from Cardholder Services” scam have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled consumers with bogus claims that they would lower their credit card interest rates.
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe defendants behind an alleged credit card interest rate reduction scam are banned from selling debt relief services and from telemarketing any goods or services.
Type: Comunicado de prensaUnder a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a telemarketer who allegedly defrauded consumers with false promises of debt relief and charged them without their consent is banned from selling debt relief services, telemarketing, and making robocalls.
Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff v. Media Innovations, LLC; Hermosa Group, LLC; Financial Future Network, LLC; and Jonathan Greenberg, individually and as an officer of the companies, Defendants.
Type: Comunicado de prensaAs part of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing crackdown on payment processors that turn a blind eye to fraud, the agency sued a payment processing business that allegedly assisted and facilitated a telemarketing credit card interest rate reduction scam.
Type: Public EventThe Federal Trade Commission staff will hold a workshop on September 25, 2008 to explore the growth of the for-profit debt settlement industry and to analyze how its model is affecting consumers and businesses. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be no pre-...