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“The caller asked for my bank account information. I cannot remember everything he said. I just thought that I needed to confirm my account information in order to avoid losing my Medicare benefits.” – Juanita Tortella, 77, Amarillo, Texas The Federal Trade Commission today, in cooperation with...
The Federal Trade Commission, together with more than 30 law enforcement partners from the United States and Canada, will announce the results of ‘Operation Tele-PHONEY’ at a joint press conference at FTC Headquarters in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. The sweep includes a...
The marketers of a debit and credit card processing services operation have agreed to judgments of more than $26 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceived small businesses throughout the country.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics will host a conference on May 29 to highlight and assess the role of consumer information in the current mortgage crisis from an economic perspective.
At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal judge has ordered two persons to pay more than $49 million for their role in a Canada-based scheme that duped American businesses into paying for business directories and listings they did not order.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved four new rule provisions under the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM or the Act). The provisions are intended to clarify the Act’s requirements. The provisions and the Commission’s Statement of Basis...
The Federal Trade Commission and the Technology Law and Public Policy clinic at the University of Washington Law School will host a one-day Town Hall meeting to explore emerging uses of contactless payment devices and their implications for consumer protection policy. The Town Hall, entitled “Pay...
The Federal Trade Commission is urging consumers to be cautious of potential charity scams in connection with the devastating earthquake in China and cyclone in Myanmar.  Scam artists may take advantage of this situation by creating bogus fund-raising operations.  The FTC has issued a Consumer...
The Federal Trade Commission announced today that Florida attorney Randall L. Leshin, his debt management services company, Express Consolidation, Inc., and telemarketer Consumer Credit Consolidation, Inc. have agreed to settle charges that they used abusive telemarketing and deception to sell...
The Federal Trade Commission today released the results of its latest nationwide undercover shop of movie theaters and movie, music, and video game retailers. The FTC conducted a survey with 13-to-16-year-old undercover shoppers to collect data about the extent to which retailers prevent...

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