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Uber Technologies, Inc. has agreed to expand the proposed settlement it reached with the Federal Trade Commission last year over charges that the ride-sharing company deceived consumers about its privacy and data security practices.
When the screen goes blueAnd the car breaks downAnd the smartphone keeps rebooting eternallyConsumers won’t be afraidNo, they won’t be afraidJust as long as you stand by your warranty.
Volkswagen proporcionará hasta $ 10 mil millones a los dueños y a quienes posean contratos de leasing de automóviles diesel VW y Audi de 2.0 litros que, según la compañía, tenían bajos niveles de emisiones nocivas, pero en realidad eras superiores a los niveles permitidos. Es el mayor caso de...
La FTC está enviando por correo 5,970 cheques por un valor de más de $4 millones a personas bombardeadas con llamadas robotizadas automaticas o robocalls ilegales para hacerlos pagar miles de dólares por "garantías automáticas extendidas" falsas. Estos reembolsos son el resultado de una demanda...
The Federal Trade Commission has issued an administrative complaint charging that a proposed merger between two specialized software vendors violates federal antitrust laws.
Military families face all the consumer protection issues other Americans face – and then some. Frequent moves and deployments can pose additional financial challenges for servicemembers. And some of these concerns continue even after they’ve settled into civilian life.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling deceptive advertising charges against Cowboy AG, LLC, a Dallas, Texas, company doing business as Cowboy Toyota and Cowboy Scion (Cowboy Toyota).
So you’ve received a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) from the Federal Trade Commission related to a consumer protection matter. Now what? We appreciate that it can be daunting for any company – especially a small business – and we want to be as transparent as possible about the...
Car ads used to include shorthand like 2D, AWD, and AC. Today’s car buyer is just as likely to ask about USB, GPS, and wifi. Last June, the FTC and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hosted a workshop in Washington to discuss the types of information that...
A new FTC paper details the key takeaways from the June 28, 2017, workshop the FTC co-hosted with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration focused on privacy and security issues related to connected cars.
Cowboy AG, LLC, a Dallas, Texas, company doing business as Cowboy Toyota and Cowboy Scion (Cowboy Toyota), has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceptively advertised loan and leasing terms in ads placed in a regional Spanish-language newspaper.
A Southern California-based auto dealership group will pay $1.4 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated a 2014 administrative order prohibiting it from misrepresenting how much consumers could pay to finance or lease a vehicle.
Before consumers buy a used car, we suggest they consult the Buyers Guide posted in the window. And before dealers post the Buyers Guide, we suggest they consult Answering Dealers’ Questions about the Revised Used Car Rule, a new resource to help them comply with the Rule.

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