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If you’ve ever locked yourself out of your car or home, you know what a hassle it can be.  Your first thought is to get someone to help.  And if that someone ­– a family member, neighbor or friend – can’t deliver a spare set of keys, your next call probably is to a local locksmith. 
Commission approval of Federal Register notice – Following a public comment period, the Commission has voted to retain the agency’s Guides for Select Leather and Imitation Leather Products, commonly known as the Leather Guides, in their current form. In May 2007, as part of the FTC’s ongoing...
The Federal Trade Commission has put a permanent halt to an operation that allegedly obtained consumers’ confidential phone records without their knowledge or consent and sold them to third parties. The defendants are barred from obtaining consumers’ telephone records without their consent and...
A home-buying consulting business that offers credit repair and home-buying consulting services has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission for alleged federal law violations, including illegally charging an advance fee for credit repair and falsely claiming that they can remove...
Memorial Day Weekend unofficially marks the start of summer, with hotter days and family road trips following close behind. Because the costs of cooling your home and filling up your car can add up, the Federal Trade Commission is offering tips to save you money.
The Federal Trade Commission today provided Congress with an update on the progress of its study on the use of credit-based insurance scores in homeowners insurance.
“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...

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