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In cooperation with law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the United States and Canada, the Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to announce deceptive advertising complaints it has filed against online peddlers of bogus cancer cures. WHO: Lydia Parnes, Director, FTC Bureau...
In cooperation with law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the United States and Canada, the Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to announce deceptive advertising complaints it has filed against online peddlers of bogus cancer cures. WHO: Lydia Parnes, Director, FTC Bureau...
The Federal Trade Commission charged two credit repair marketers with violating federal law by collecting advance payment for credit repair services and falsely promising to remove derogatory information from consumers’ credit reports – even if the information is accurate and not obsolete. At the...
Commission approval of final consent orders – Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning We Give Loans, Inc., as well as the issuance of letters to the commenters of record. The vote approving issuance of the final...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced its second U.S. roundtable to be held as part of the ongoing agency initiative “FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Searle Center at Northwestern University School of Law on...
The Federal Trade Commission has charged the marketer of a work-at-home business opportunity with violating federal law by falsely promising Spanish-speaking consumers substantial income for stuffing envelopes. The Commission seeks to prevent further violations and to obtain redress for affected...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that it will hold two public workshops and roundtables this fall to examine emerging health care competition and consumer protection issues. The events, which will be held in Washington, DC, will focus on two distinct areas in which competition and...
Federal Trade Commission Chairman William E. Kovacic announced today that Nancy Ness Judy, Director of the Office of Public Affairs, will leave the agency, and that Claudia Bourne Farrell, currently a Senior Public Affairs Specialist, has been named Acting Director. He also announced that Peter...
The Federal Trade Commission will host a “Transatlantic RFID Workshop on Consumer Privacy and Data Security” on September 23, 2008, to explore emerging applications of radio frequency identification technology and their implications for consumer protection policy. The workshop will bring together...
Two brothers have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled consumers with false earnings claims for work-at-home schemes involving free government grants, mystery shopping, online surveys, and data entry. Under the proposed settlement, they are banned from marketing work-...
Commission approval of amended complaint – The Commission has authorized the staff to file an amended complaint in the ongoing litigation against Select Personnel Management, Inc., d/b/a Select Management Solutions, and its principal James Stewart. According to the FTC’s original complaint in this...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced two amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). One will expressly bar telemarketing calls that deliver prerecorded messages, unless a consumer previously has agreed to accept such calls from the seller. The other related technical amendment...
Commission approval of amended complaints – The Commission has authorized the staff to file an amended complaint in the ongoing litigation against Data Business Solutions Inc., also doing business as Internet Listing Service Corp., ILS Corp., ILSCORP.NET, Domain Listing Service Corp., DLS Corp.,...
The marketers of a line of dietary supplements have agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that claims about their oregano oil and capsules were false and unsubstantiated in violation of federal law.
The Federal Trade Commission will announce a multi-million dollar consumer redress settlement against the maker of a well known natural remedy.
Have you received an unsolicited e-mail or phone call from someone who claims to represent your local election board or civic group and asks for your Social Security or credit card number to confirm your eligibility or registration to vote? According to the Federal Trade Commission, the nation's...

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