The FCC said its decision “affirmed consumers’ rights to control the calls they receive,” while also clarifying that it was fully legal for telephone companies to offer robocall-blocking technology to customers.
The overwhelming majority of donations benefited only the perpetrators, their families and friends, and fundraisers, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, in one of the largest actions to date against charity fraud.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is requesting that the U.S. bankruptcy Court ensure consumer protections are firmly in place as one of several conditions tied to the proposed sale of costumer data by bankrupt retailer RadioShack.
The website provides an interactive checklist that walks people through the recovery process, including a section titled, “What To Do Right Away.”
The FTC has obtained a court order temporarily halting the Glendale, California-based operation that used unauthorized endorsements from celebrities like Oprah Winfrey to market its diet pills.
Two debt brokers have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they exposed the financial information of 55,000 consumers while trying to sell portfolios of consumer debt on a public website.
While you can find a smartphone app for just about everything, when it comes to potential health matters, make sure to see a doctor instead.
The FTC alleges that the credit repair service deceived consumers by claiming to be affiliated with or licensed by the FTC, and falsely promised that they could remove negative information from consumers’ credit reports.
“Car ads must be truthful, loan terms must be clear, and dealer practices must be honest,” FTC official warns cars dealers.
The largest satellite TV provider DirecTV has been charged by the Federal Trade Commission with deceptively advertising a one-year programming package that actually requires a two-year contract with a heftier price in its second year.