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Tech Support Operators Settle FTC, State of Florida Charges They Misled Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida have obtained settlements with a group of defendants who participated in a tech support scheme that allegedly defrauded thousands of consumers out of millions of dollars. The defendants who have agreed to settle the action against them are Amit...
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FTC Staff: West Virginia Should Consider the Competitive Impact of Legislation Affecting Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Federal Trade Commission staff submitted written comments on the competitive impact of a legislative proposal to modify the supervision requirements imposed on Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) in West Virginia, permitting some APRNs, under limited conditions, to write prescriptions...
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FTC Files Federal Court Actions Against Two Office Supply Schemes That Targeted Nonprofits and Small Businesses

The Federal Trade Commission has charged two separate office supply operations with targeting non-profit organizations and small businesses, such as child care centers, educational institutions, churches, and hospitals, and tricking them into paying for overpriced office and cleaning supplies they...
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Payment Processor Involved in The Tax Club Telemarketing Scheme Settles FTC Charges

Capital Payments LLC, an Independent Sales Organization (ISO), has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it enabled a telemarketing scheme called The Tax Club to use merchant accounts to process consumers’ credit card payments. The Tax Club allegedly bilked consumers who were...

Past Events

Feb 11

Cmr. Brill discusses the 2016 European Union Transatlantic Digital Agenda

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will discuss the 2016 European Union Transatlantic Digital Agenda at the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations. 1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington DC, 10:00 a.m.
Feb 10

Cmr. McSweeny speaks at CompTIA Fly-In – Capitol Hill Speaker Series

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will speak at the CompTIA Fly-In – Capitol Hill Speaker Series. Capitol Visitors Center, East Capitol St. NE & 1st St. SE, Washington DC, 10:15 a.m.
Feb 9

Cmr. Ohlhausen speaks at FTC Up Close: Practical Considerations Related to Data Privacy, Security and Other Priorities event

FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will speak at the Federal Trade Commission Up Close: Practical Considerations Related to Data Privacy, Security and Other Priorities event hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel, Holland & Knight and Levin College of Law – University...