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Ascension Data & Analytics, LLC, In the Matter of

Ascension will be required to implement a comprehensive data security program as part of a settlement resolving FTC allegations that the firm failed to ensure one of its vendors was adequately securing personal data about tens of thousands of mortgage holders.

Type of Action
Administrative
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
192 3126
Case Status
Pending

MyLife.com, Inc.

The Department of Justice on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission sued MyLife.com, Inc. and its CEO Jeffrey Tinsley over allegations they deceived consumers with “teaser background reports” that often falsely claimed to include information about arrest, criminal, and sex offender records, and also engaged in misleading billing and marketing practices.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
182 3022
Case Status
Pending

InfoTrax Systems, L.C.

InfoTrax, L.C. settled Federal Trade Commission allegations that the company failed to put in place reasonable security safeguards, allowing a hacker to access the personal information of more than a million consumers. 

Type of Action
Administrative
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
162 3130
Case Status
Pending

Retina-X Studios, LLC, In the Matter of

Retina-X Studios, LLC, reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that the company and its owner failed to secure the data collected by its “stalking” apps and ensure the apps were used for legitimate purposes.

Type of Action
Administrative
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
172 3118
Case Status
Pending

Global Access Technical Support

The Federal Trade Commission reached settlements with a group of St. Louis-based defendants who used deceptive Internet pop-up ads to trick consumers into buying unnecessary technical support services.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
162 3095
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