September 30, 2002
September 27, 2002
September 26, 2002
September 25, 2002
September 24, 2002
- Media Advisory: September 24, 2002
The FTC will unveil its initiative to promote a “Culture of Security” and introduce “Dewie,” its Internet security mascot at the Privacy2002 conference.
Federal Trade Commissioner, Orson Swindle
For Release: September 24, 2002
Consumer Protection Agencies Combat Cross-Border Fraud
At a three-day meeting being held in Sydney, Australia, the Federal Trade Commission and members of the International Marketing Supervision Network (IMSN) announced two initiatives to combat cross-border fraud
For Release: September 24, 2002
FTC and DOD Launch "Military Sentinel"
Online Consumer Complaint Database Designed to Help Combat Fraud Targeting the Military Community
- For Your Information: September 24, 2002
Announced Actions for September 24, 2002
Received a petition for approval of a proposed agreement from ConocoPhillips concerning the recent merger of Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Company; authorized the staff to file an amended complaint in the pending court matter regarding 1st Beneficial Credit Services, et al.
September 23, 2002
September 20, 2002
September 19, 2002
September 18, 2002
September 17, 2002
September 11, 2002
- Media Advisory: September 11, 2002
The Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference to announce:
the release of its weight loss advertising report; a law enforcement action against a Canadian-based company targeting U.S. citizens with purported weight-loss products; and a workshop schdeuled for November to explore issues relating to the advertising of weight-loss products.
September 10, 2002
September 9, 2002
September 6, 2002
- For Your Information: September 6, 2002
Announced Action for September 6, 2002
Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved a final consent order, without modifications, and a letter to the commenter of record in the matter concerning Immunex Corporation and Amgen Inc.
September 5, 2002
- For Release: September 5, 2002
FTC, States Give "No Credit" to Finance-Related Scams in Latest Joint Law Enforcement Sweep
Fraudulent telemarketers constantly prey on consumers seeking personal credit or finance-related assistance, according to the Federal Trade Commission and 15 state and federal law enforcers, who today announced "Operation No-Credit" - a joint law enforcement campaign targeting a wide range of credit-related frauds.
- PARA SU DIFUSIÓN: 5 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2002
LA FTC, EN SU MÁS RECIENTE REDADA CONJUNTA DECLARA: "NO LE DÉ CRÉDITO A LAS ESTAFAS RELACIONADAS A TEMAS FINANCIEROS”
De acuerdo a lo declarado por la Comisión Federal de Comercio (Federal Trade Commission, FTC) y otras 15 entidades estatales y federales de seguridad, que hoy anunciaron la “Operación No-Crédito (Operation No-Credit) – una campaña conjunta de cumplimiento de la ley dirigida a una amplia variedad de fraudes relacionados a temas financieros de crédito – las compañías fraudulentas de telemercadeo, victimizan constantemente a los consumidores que están en busca de créditos personales o de asistencia relacionada a temas financieros.
September 4, 2002