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Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final administrative consent order against Scottsdale, Arizona-based Kushly Industries LLC (Kushly) and the company’s owner, Cody Alt, for allegedly making false or unsupported health claims during the marketing and sale...
The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Arkansas sued the operators of a “blessing loom” investment program, alleging that it has operated as an illegal pyramid scheme that bilked tens of millions of dollars from thousands of consumers, and targeted African Americans and harmed people...
The medical director of California-based Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc., agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that he took part in deceptively advertising a $23,000 treatment plan as a scientifically proven way to treat COVID-19. Dr. Stephen Meis will be barred from making similar...
The operators of the MoviePass subscription service have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations they took steps to block subscribers from using the service as advertised, while also failing to secure subscribers’ personal data.
The operators of the MoviePass subscription service have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations they took steps to block subscribers from using the service as advertised, while also failing to secure subscribers’ personal data.The operators of the MoviePass subscription...
The Federal Trade Commission and its regional partners in Dallas will host a free, virtual workshop on June 24, 2021, to discuss advertising and data security basics for small businesses, advertising professionals, and attorneys who advise them.
The free business workshop series, Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Business, turns to Texas — virtually — for its next stop. Focused on trending topics in truth-in-advertising law, social media marketing, data security, business-to-business fraud, and other...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced its latest law enforcement action to halt deceptive health and efficacy claims in the growing market for cannabidiol (CBD) products.
In May 2021, the FTC filed a complaint against Kushly Industries LLC and its CEO, Cody Alt, for allegedly marketing products containing cannabidiol (CBD) using unsubstantiated health and establishment claims. According to the complaint Kushly sold a variety of CBD products to the...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across Texas are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with legal services organizations,...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across Oklahoma are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with legal services organizations,...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across the Southwest Region are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with Better Business...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across Arkansas are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with legal services organizations,...
The Federal Trade Commission is sending PayPal payments totaling more than $470,000 to people who lost money to deceptive chain referral schemes involving cryptocurrencies.
La Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC) junto con más de 50 agencias colegas a cargo del cumplimiento de la ley del ámbito federal y estatal anunciaron hoy una iniciativa de cumplimiento de la ley y divulgación de alcance nacional para proteger a los consumidores contra el cobro de deudas fantasmas y...
The Federal Trade Commission, along with more than 50 federal and state law enforcement partners, today announced a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.
The Federal Trade Commission announced it has sent letters warning 20 more marketers nationwide to stop making unsubstantiated claims that their products and therapies can prevent or treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This is the eighth set of warning letters the FTC has...
The Federal Trade Commission charged a California-based company called Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. with deceptively advertising a $23,000 treatment plan as a scientifically proven way to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus.

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