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Dec 16, 2020, 11:17 ET La FTC y sus socios toman medidas enérgicas en todo el país contra los esquemas de ingresos engañosos

La Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC) y 19 socios federales, estatales y locales que abogan por el cumplimiento de la ley anunciaron hoy una ofensiva ...


Dec 14, 2020, 14:00 ET As Scammers Leverage Pandemic Fears, FTC and Law Enforcement Partners Crack Down on Deceptive Income Schemes Nationwide

The Federal Trade Commission, along with 19 federal, state, and local law enforcement partners today announced a nationwide crackdown on scams that...


Dec 14, 2020, 13:36 ET As Scammers Leverage Pandemic Fears, FTC and Law Enforcement Partners Crack Down on Deceptive Income Schemes Nationwide

The Federal Trade Commission, along with 19 federal, state, and local law enforcement partners today announced a nationwide crackdown on scams that...


Nov 09, 2020, 12:52 ET FTC Requires Zoom to Enhance its Security Practices as Part of Settlement

The Federal Trade Commission today announced a settlement with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. that will require the company to implement a robust...


Jan 23, 2020, 14:31 ET New FTC Data Shows that the FTC Received Nearly 1.7 Million Fraud Reports, And FTC Lawsuits Returned $232 Million to Consumers in 2019

New data released by the Federal Trade Commission shows that FTC actions led to more than $232 million in refunds to consumers across the country in...


Sep 04, 2019, 13:47 ET Google and YouTube Will Pay Record $170 Million for Alleged Violations of Children's Privacy Law

Google LLC and its subsidiary YouTube, LLC will pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission and the New York...


Jul 24, 2019, 09:01 ET FTC Imposes $5 Billion Penalty and Sweeping New Privacy Restrictions on Facebook

Facebook, Inc. will pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty, and submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure that will hold the...


Jul 22, 2019, 07:00 ET Equifax to Pay $575 Million as Part of Settlement with FTC, CFPB, and States Related to 2017 Data Breach

Equifax Inc. has agreed to pay at least $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, as part of a global settlement with the Federal Trade...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:56 ET FTC, Law Enforcement Partners Announce New Crackdown on Illegal Robocalls

The Federal Trade Commission and its law enforcement partners today announced a major crackdown on illegal robocalls, including 94 actions targeting...


May 22, 2019, 15:03 ET Statement by Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman on District Court Ruling in Agency's Monopolization Case against Qualcomm

Federal Trade Commission Competition Director Bruce Hoffman issued this statement regarding the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...


Oct 13, 2017, 13:16 ET FTC, State Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Student Loan Debt Relief Scams

The Federal Trade Commission, along with 11 states and the District of Columbia, today announced "Operation Game of Loans," the first coordinated...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:58 ET Federal Trade Commission, Class Action Settlements Require Volkswagen to Repair or Buy Back 3.0 Liter TDI Diesel Vehicles

The Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement today that requires Volkswagen Group of America to fully compensate consumers who purchased...


Dec 15, 2016, 12:57 ET DeVry University Agrees to $100 Million Settlement with FTC

DeVry University and its parent company have agreed to a $100 million settlement of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit alleging that they misled...


Dec 14, 2016, 12:32 ET Operators of AshleyMadison.com Settle FTC, State Charges Resulting From 2015 Data Breach that Exposed 36 Million Users' Profile Information

The operators of the Toronto-based AshleyMadison.com dating site have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission and state charges that they deceived...


Dec 08, 2016, 11:45 ET FTC Providing Over $88 Million in Refunds to AT&T Customers Who Were Subjected to Mobile Cramming

The Federal Trade Commission is providing over $88 million in refunds to more than 2.7 million AT&T customers who had third-party charges added to...


Jul 15, 2016, 09:29 ET Herbalife Will Restructure Its Multi-level Marketing Operations and Pay $200 Million For Consumer Redress to Settle FTC Charges

Herbalife International of America, Inc., Herbalife International, Inc., and Herbalife, Ltd. have agreed to fully restructure their U.S. business...


Jul 11, 2016, 12:10 ET Warner Bros. Settles FTC Charges It Failed to Adequately Disclose It Paid Online Influencers to Post Gameplay Videos

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc. has settled Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers during a marketing campaign for the...


Jun 28, 2016, 10:48 ET Volkswagen to Spend up to $14.7 Billion to Settle Allegations of Cheating Emissions Tests and Deceiving Customers on 2.0 Liter Diesel Vehicles

In two related settlements, one with the United States and the State of California, and one with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), German...


May 25, 2016, 02:52 ET FTC Cracks Down on Debt Relief Schemes Targeting Student Loan and Mortgage Borrowers

The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida have taken action against two operations charged with running phony student loan debt relief...


Mar 29, 2016, 10:50 ET FTC Charges Volkswagen Deceived Consumers with its "Clean Diesel" Campaign

The Federal Trade Commission has charged that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. deceived consumers with the advertising campaign it used to promote...


Jan 28, 2016, 12:58 ET GM, Jim Koons Management, and Lithia Motors Inc. Settle FTC Actions Charging That Their Used Car Inspection Program Ads Failed to Adequately Disclose Unrepaired Safety Recalls

General Motors Company, Jim Koons Management and Lithia Motors Inc. have agreed to settle separate Federal Trade Commission administrative complaint...


Jan 28, 2016, 01:09 ET FTC Announces Significant Enhancements to IdentityTheft.gov

For the first time, identity theft victims can now go online and get a free, personalized identity theft recovery plan as a result of significant...


Jan 27, 2016, 01:37 ET FTC Brings Enforcement Action Against DeVry University

The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against the operators of DeVry University, alleging that DeVry's advertisements deceived consumers about...


Dec 01, 2015, 12:17 ET Tommie Copper to Pay $1.35 Million to Settle FTC Deceptive Advertising Charges

Athletic apparel company Tommie Copper, Inc. and its founder have agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they...


Nov 04, 2015, 12:30 ET FTC and Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown Against Abusive Debt Collectors

The Federal Trade Commission and other law enforcement authorities around the country announced the first coordinated federal-state enforcement...