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The Federal Trade Commission launched a new tool that explores data about problems military consumers may experience in the marketplace.
The Federal Trade Commission and its federal, state, and local partners will participate in Military Consumer Month 2020, a month-long education effort that provides resources for military communities. This year’s focus is on avoiding scams related to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs signed an updated Memorandum of Agreement to continue ongoing efforts to stop fraudulent and deceptive practices targeted at U.S. service members, veterans, and dependents who use military education benefits.
The Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference tomorrow in Washington, DC, to announce a federal-state crackdown on fraudulent charities that con consumers by falsely promising their donations will help veterans and servicemembers.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a final order settling charges that Victory Media violated Section 5 of the FTC Act in connection with its promotion of post-secondary schools to military consumers.
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement commemorating Veterans Day 2017:
The Federal Trade Commission and Victory Media, Inc. have reached a proposed administrative consent agreement resolving allegations that Victory Media violated Section 5 of the FTC Act in connection with its promotion of post-secondary schools to military consumers.