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The Federal Trade Commission testified today before the Senate Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection on its efforts to combat scams and other consumer problems related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Trade Commission and Missouri Attorney General have sent warning letters to two companies that sent mailers to consumers that suggested that they could provide government stimulus money to customers to purchase their hearing aids.
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...
An online company advertising consumer goods, including personal protective equipment like masks and respirators, does business under the name SuperGoodDeals.com. But based on the illegal conduct alleged in a lawsuit just filed by the FTC, maybe it’s because the URL...
The Federal Trade Commission charged an online marketer with falsely promising consumers next-day shipping of facemasks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
The FTC filed a complaint against SuperGoodDeals.com, Inc. and its owner, Kevin J. Lipsitz, alleging that the defendants falsely promised consumers next-day shipping of facemasks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, the FTC...
The Federal Trade Commission has issued orders in four administrative litigation proceedings that will allow the public to access the proceedings via telephone or live streaming.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the general public will not be allowed inside the hearing room. In-person access to the...
Newly released data show that since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, consumers have complained to the Federal Trade Commission in record numbers about problems related to online shopping.

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