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FTC Order Stops the Marketer of “Thrive” Supplement from Making Baseless Claims It Can Treat, Prevent, or Reduce the Risks from COVID-19
The California-based marketer of a supplement called Thrive, which consists mainly of Vitamin C and herbal extracts, is barred from continuing to make baseless claims that it can treat, prevent, or reduce the risk of COVID-19, under an administrative settlement with the Federal Trade Commission...
WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host a virtual workshop to seek input on proposed changes to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ’s Safeguards Rule, which requires financial institutions to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive information security program. WHEN: Monday, July 13, 2020, 9...
Statement of FTC General Counsel Alden F. Abbott regarding Supreme Court Orders Granting Review of Two FTC Matters
Federal Trade Commission General Counsel Alden F. Abbott issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Order today granting the petitions for certiorari in the matters of FTC v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC and AMG Capital Management, LLC v. FTC : “We look forward to proving to the...
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling more than $1 million to individuals who lost money to a student loan debt relief scam. American Student Loan Consolidators and BBND Marketing , which did business under other names including United Processing Center, settled FTC allegations...