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The Federal Trade Commission finalized a settlement with the developer of a photo app that allegedly deceived consumers about its use of facial recognition technology and its retention of the photos and videos of users who deactivated their accounts.
The Federal Trade Commission is sending more than $273,500 in refunds to people who lost money to a student loan debt relief scheme that charged them illegal upfront fees and tricked them into believing their student loan payments would be permanently lowered or eliminated.
The Federal Trade Commission is sending full refunds totaling more than $11 million to consumers who lost money to a bogus credit card interest rate reduction scheme operated by E.M. Systems & Services.
The Federal Trade Commission is sending refund payments totaling more than $9.7 million to consumers who were automatically billed for ABCmouse renewals and consumers who were prevented from canceling their memberships.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that Gennex Media LLC and owner Akil Kurji made false, misleading, or unsupported advertising claims that their “Brandnex” products were all or virtually all made in the United States.
La Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por su sigla en inglés) está enviando pagos por un total de $6.5 millones de dólares a más de 500,000 consumidores afectados por las infracciones a la Regla de pedidos de mercadería por correo, internet o teléfono por parte del vendedor en línea Fashion Nova.
The Federal Trade Commission is sending payments totaling more than $6.5 million to more than 500,000 consumers who were affected by online retailer Fashion
The Federal Trade Commission has permanently banned an alleged work-from-home scammer from selling or promoting business opportunities and from using robocalls under the terms of a settlement.
Defendants in two Federal Trade Commission cases will be permanently banned from the debt collection industry as part of settlements resolving FTC charges they threatened consumers with legal action to collect on debts that did not exist.
In March 2021, a New York-based company and its CEO agreed to settle FTC charges that they sold hundreds of thousands of indoor TV antennas and signal amplifiers to consumers using deceptive claims that the products would let users cancel their cable service and still receive all of...
La Chairwoman Interina de la Comisión Federal de Comercio Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, efectuó la siguiente declaración con respecto a la promulgación de la Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense de 2021: "Para los millones de estadounidenses que han sufrido un golpe financiero debido al COVID-19, la...
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter issued the following statement regarding the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: “For the millions of Americans who have taken a financial hit because of COVID-19, help is on the way in the form of much needed...

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