Neiman Marcus and two other retailers settled wth FTC for allegedly marketing products as faux fur when they actually contained real fur.
(2 months and 3 days ago)
Operators of two alleged tech support scams that charged consumers hundreds of dollars to supposedly fix their computers have settled charges from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Mikael Marczak, doing business as Virtual PC Solutions, and Sanjay Agarwalla were among the subjects of six complaints the FTC filed against alleged tech support scams last September. Under...
(3 days ago)
If the government calls, be wary, it most likely is not the government at all, but unscrupulous scammers seeking your personal information, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Consumer Education Specialist Jennifer Leach warned in a March 7 FTC scam...
(2 months and 14 days ago)
Skyy Consulting Inc., which does business as CallFire, had a "don't ask, don't know" policy about asking clients about the prerecorded calls they wanted to blast to consumers, according to the FTC's suit against the company.
(5 days ago)
NBA says Kobe Bryant should have been called for foul on Ricky Rubio's last-second three-point shot in Lakers' 120-117 victory.MILWAUKEE — The NBA doesn't retroactively change calls on a daily basis. It just seems like it to the Lakers.
(1 month and 21 days ago)
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced the winners, out of over 800 entries, in its "Robocall Challenge" contest. This is a matter near to my heart, because I am confronted with four or five Spam calls every evening on my home phone, which is registered on the Do Not Call list.
(1 month and 16 days ago)
THIS IS A MESSAGE FOR ROBOCALLS: The Federal Trade Commission announced winners for its national contest to develop a blocking technology for illegal sales calls - those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls. The FTC logs about 200,000 complaints each month from consumers who are fed up with robocalls.
(1 month and 17 days ago)
College students at universities where the alcoholic beverage Four Loko is banned might have something to look forward to as the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday announced new rules for marketing the much-reviled canned drink.
(3 months and 6 days ago)
Can seniors really use full-spectrum pomegranate extract, made from the seeds, leaves, skin, and juice of the fruit, perhaps with other dark green juices consumed throughout the day, to help reverse hardening of the arteries? And what do...
(3 months and 9 days ago)
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