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The Federal Trade Commission has stopped a group of marketers in California from using allegedly bogus “risk free trial” offers to sell skincare products online. At the Commission’s request, a federal district court has issued a temporary restraining order against the defendants halting their...
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed an amendment to its rules under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to allow auto dealers that finance car purchases or provide car leases to provide online updates to consumers about their privacy policies as opposed to sending yearly updates by mail.
The FTC is mailing 52,099 checks to consumers who lost money to a pyramid scheme that pretended to be a legitimate multi-level marketing program selling opportunities to operate online digital music stores.
Los notarios no son abogados y no pueden ayudar con el proceso de inmigración.Para advertir a los consumidores hispanohablantes sobre las estafas de notario, la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC) ha creado una novela gráfica en idioma español titulada Cómo se enteraron Myriam y Pedro de las...
Notarios aren’t attorneys, and they can’t help with the immigration process.To warn Spanish-speaking consumers about notario scams, the Federal Trade Commission has created a Spanish-language graphic novel, Cómo se enteraron Myriam y Pedro de las estafas de notario. It describes the warning signs...
Defendant spent backers’ money on personal expenses
The Federal Trade Commission highlighted to Congress its multi-faceted approach to protecting consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls and illegal robocalls (prerecorded phone messages) in testimony today before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission approved final consent orders with two car title lenders that the FTC alleged failed to disclose important conditions and financing information about their title loans.
An Arkansas auto dealer and its owners have agreed to pay a $90,000 civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they failed to display a “Buyers Guide” on used vehicles offered for sale, as required by the FTC’s Used Car Rule.
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has provided its 2014 Annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on enforcement and related activities regarding Regulation Z (Truth in Lending Act), Regulation M (Consumer Leasing Act), and Regulation E (...
Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted comments to New York Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer and New York Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti regarding the possible effects of a legislative proposal on competition for health care services.
FTC won court action against Jackson, Crowder & Associates and Crowder Law Group
The Federal Trade Commission has announced the final agenda for its upcoming workshop examining issues raised by the proliferation of internet peer-to-peer business platforms, often referred to as the sharing economy.
The Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the New York State Attorney General have announced the speakers for the “Debt Collection Dialogue” the two agencies will host in Buffalo, NY, on June 15, 2015.
FTC invites public to submit research, discussion topics, and requests to participate as panelists.
After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders resolving the Commission’s complaints against TES Franchising, LLC and American International Mailing, Inc., for deceiving consumers about their participation in international privacy frameworks.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final consent orders involving two auto dealers that deceptively advertised the sale, financing and leasing of their vehicles.
Ashworth College has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges it misrepresented to students that they would get the training and credentials needed to switch careers or get a new job, and that the course credits they earned would transfer to other schools. In reality, many programs...
The Federal Trade Commission has completed its review of the Interpretations, Rules, and Guides under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and will keep them in their present form, with certain changes to the Interpretations as set forth in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) to be published shortly.