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Federal Trade Commission v. Publishers Business Services, Inc., a corporation, Ed Dantuma Enterprises, Inc., a corporation, also dba Publishers Direct Services and Publishers Business Services, Persis Dantuma, Edward Dantuma, and Brenda Dantuma Schang, individually and as officers or managers of Publishers Business Services, Inc., or Ed Dantuma Enterprises, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number
082 3055
Civil Action Number
Federal Court
District of Nevada

Case Summary

Publishers Business Services, Inc., along with other defendants previously settled FTC allegations that the defendants deceptively telemarketed magazine subscriptions. The defendants also allegedly harassed consumers at work and at home, in an attempt to get them to pay for the subscriptions, and engaged in other threatening conduct over the phone. In May 2022, the Commission announced a settlement of the monetary component of the order.

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