Can Phone Companies Do More To Block Robocalls?The Federal Communications Commission has been asked to consider the question of whether phone companies could do more to stop the onslaught of "robocalls," the automated phone calls favored by scammers
FTC Sues Gerber Over Claims on Infant FormulaFederal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.
FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited DataAT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.
FTC: AT&T To Pay $105M For Bogus Wireless ChargesTelecom giant AT&T will pay a hefty $105 million settlement after the government accused the company of unlawfully billing wireless customers for tens of millions of dollars in bogus charges — a practice known as cramming.
The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade CommissionThe Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn't look like that trend will change anytime soon.
FTC Says ADT Settles Deceptive Reviews ChargesU.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.
Reid Denies Involvement In Utah Businessman's Scheme To Disappear A Federal InvestigationSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office says the senator was never involved in a deal to have a Utah businessman pay Reid to make a federal investigation disappear.
Study: Old People More Trustworthy, Easily ScammedElderly people are far more prone to being scammed due to brain changes that show they are more trustworthy and less wary of suspicious characters than their younger counterparts.
Federal Government Offering $50G To Help Block Robot Telemarketing CallsPre-recorded telemarketing calls have become a large enough problem that the federal government is now offering $50,000 to anyone who can figure out a way to block them.
Federal Trade Commission Collects From Debt CollectorA stiff $2.5 million fine was handed down to a company that makes it profits collecting debt. The company is accused of being deceptive and trying to collect debts too old to collect.