Announced Action(s) for April 23, 2002

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The Commission has approved an amended complaint in its case against Capital Choice Consumer Credit, Inc., et al. Through the action, the FTC has added Ecommex Corporation as a defendant in this advance-fee credit case. The vote to approve the amended complaint was 5-0. (FTC File No. X020038, Civ. No. 02-21050-CIV-Ungaro-Benages; staff contact is Brinley H. Williams, FTC East Central Region, 216-263-3414; see press release dated April 15, 2002.)

The Commission has approved an amended complaint in its case against TLD Networks, Inc. Through the action, the FTC has added TLD Networks, Ltd., a Channel Islands corporation, as a defendant in the case. The vote to approve the amended complaint was 5-0. (FTC File No. X020026, Civ. No. 020-1475; staff contacts are C. Steven Baker and Steven M. Wernikoff, FTC Midwest Region, 312-960-5634; see press release dated March 11, 2002.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC's Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. The FTC works for the consumer to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them. To file a complaint, or to get free information on any of 150 consumer topics, call toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357), or use the complaint form at http://www.ftc.gov. The FTC enters Internet, telemarketing, identity theft and other fraud-related complaints into Consumer Sentinel, a secure, online database available to hundreds of civil and criminal law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and abroad.

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