Posted on September 27th, 2010 No comments
Two defendants have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for allegedly victimizing Spanish-speaking consumers nationwide by posing as debt collectors seeking money the consumers did not owe.
Business Opportunity Marketers Settle with FTC; Tempted Consumers with Sweet-Sounding Claims for Candy Machine VenturePosted on September 23rd, 2010 No comments
Lifestyle Vending, Inc., and its owners, Michael Eisenberg and Maryann McCulloh, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled consumers into paying thousands of dollars for a vending machine business venture without substantiating their claims about its earning potential.
FTC Permanently Halts 'Pretexting' Scheme; Defendants Barred From Obtaining or Selling Consumers' Phone Records to Third Parties
The Federal Trade Commission has put a permanent halt to an operation that allegedly obtained consumers' confidential phone records without their knowledge or consent and sold them to third parties.
An administrator working for the Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks to 14,023 consumers who were victims of ChoicePoint’s failure to implement a comprehensive information security program to protect consumers’ personal information.
Charles P. Farrugia, a defendant in a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against a fraudulent telemarketing scheme based in Canada, has agreed to settle FTC charges for his role in allegedly scamming American businesses into paying for business directories and listings they didn't order.
The Federal Trade Commission today told a Senate Subcommittee that it supports proposed legislation that would require many companies to use reasonable data security policies and procedures and require those companies to notify consumers when there is a security breach.
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FTC Testifies on Data Security Legislation
Defendants Agree to $26 Million Judgment to Settle FTC Charges for Deceiving Merchants in Debt/Credit Card Processing Scheme
The marketers of a debit and credit card processing services operation have agreed to judgments of more than $26 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceived small businesses throughout the country.
Dennis J. Saccurato and his businesses, Sparta Chem, Inc
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Cleaning Supply Sellers Agree to Settle FTC Contempt Charges
Posted on September 15th, 2010 No comments
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards development organization and accrediting body, launched its Management Service Organization Accreditation Program (MSOAP) on Tuesday. Management Service Organizations (MSOs) offer centralized administrative and hosted technology services, such as electronic health records, to healthcare providers.
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EHNAC launches accreditation program
Posted on November 20th, 2009 No comments
Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc., a network of independent law firms, said Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission may sue the company over allegedly misleading representations made by its identity theft prevention program.
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Pre-Paid Legal Services says FTC may sue