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FTC Says ADT Settles Deceptive Reviews Charges

U.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.

03/11/2014

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Reid Denies Involvement In Utah Businessman’s Scheme To Disappear A Federal Investigation

Senate 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.

01/14/2013

Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Old People More Trustworthy, Easily Scammed

Elderly 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.

12/05/2012

The Federal Trade Commission is offering $50,000 to any person or group that can find a way to block illegal "Robocalls." (Photo credit should read GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Government Offering $50G To Help Block Robot Telemarketing Calls

Pre-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.

10/24/2012

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Federal Trade Commission Collects From Debt Collector

A 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.

01/30/2012