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The FTC is mailing 288 checks totaling more than $109,000 to people who paid an up-front fee to Regency Financial Services, which promised to get them better terms for their auto loans. According to the FTC, the company did not provide the promised services and failed to honor its “money-back...
Amazon is sending emails to notify customers who may be eligible for refunds.Amazon didn’t require a password for in-app purchases, which allowed children to spend hundreds of dollars playing “free” games by buying virtual goods—like coins, stars, and pet food—without their parents’ permission. A...
Volkswagen will provide up to $10 billion to owners and lessees of VW and Audi 2.0 liter diesel cars that it claimed had low levels of harmful emissions, but did not. It’s the largest false advertising case in FTC history. Nearly 500,000 cars are affected.
The FTC is mailing a second round of checks to people who bought Kevin Trudeau's book The Weight Loss Cure “They” Don’t Want You To Know About. The FTC sued Kevin Trudeau for making false claims in infomercials about his book. The Court ruled that Mr. Trudeau broke the law and ordered him to repay...
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks totaling over $16 million to 18,571 consumers who paid money to American Tax Relief, which falsely claimed it could reduce their tax debts. The checks must be cashed within 60 days of when they are issued.
The FTC is mailing a third and final round of checks to victims of a mortgage relief scheme. According to the FTC, Prime Legal Plans, LLC and its affiliates made false promises that they could help people save their homes from foreclosure or lower their mortgage payments.