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The FTC Chairman is not writing to you

Oct 1, 2020

If you saw an email from FTC Chairman Joseph Simons, it wasn’t. From him, that is. Scammers pretending to be him are emailing, though. They...

Operation Corrupt Collector cracks down on illegal debt collection tactics

Sep 29, 2020

Do not pass GO. Do not collect $200. And possibly face criminal charges. That’s the message of Operation Corrupt Collector , a coast-to-...

Fake government affiliation: A name game no one should play

Sep 25, 2020

What’s in a name? According to an FTC lawsuit filed in April, if you’re an outfit that uses the name “SBA Loan Program” – and you falsely...

National Small Business Week: Resilient and resolute

Sep 24, 2020

It’s National Small Business Week, a time set aside annually to salute American’s 30 million small businesses – companies that employ...

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Reviewing the Franchise Rule: An FTC Workshop

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