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Agency Charges Merger Would Create a National Broadline Foodservice Distributor With 75 Percent Market Share, and Harm Customers in Numerous Local Markets
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Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges in two separate cases alleging that the bylaws of the trade associations restrained competition. Under the order for the Professional Lighting and Sign Management Companies of America, Inc. (“...
The defendants in a scheme that charged Spanish-speaking consumers for unordered or defective products and made it costly or practically impossible for them to get their money back are banned from telemarketing and selling weight-loss products under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission...
AmeriFreight, an automobile shipment broker based in Peachtree City, Georgia, has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that will halt the company’s allegedly deceptive practice of touting online customer reviews, while failing to disclose that the reviewers were compensated with...
Identity theft topped the Federal Trade Commission’s national ranking of consumer complaints for the 15 th consecutive year, while the agency also recorded a large increase in the number of complaints about so-called “imposter” scams, according to the FTC's 2014 Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book...
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