Tag: FTC

National Consumer Protection Week begins today, and it’s the biggest and best NCPW in 15 years. Thanks to 64 federal, state and local agencies and nonprofits that are putting the spotlight on the critical consumer protection work they do...

When money’s tight, work-at-home opportunities can sound like just the thing to make some extra cash. Unfortunately, many of these “jobs” are rip-offs. Today, the FTC announced that it will mail over 50,000 refund checks to consumers who were...

Update: If you’re wondering whether your device was affected, you’ll be relieved to know there’s a new webpage for HTC users that lists affected HTC devices and the status of updates, along with a toll-free number for information (866-449-8358)...

A favorite trick for rip-off artists is to pretend to represent a trustworthy and respected organization. Today — and we mean that literally — we’re hearing from businesses that have received email exploiting the good name of the Federal Trade...

It’s no secret that kids take to the Internet like — hmm, ducks to water.

It’s also no secret that parents are concerned about their kids’ privacy online.

And it’s no secret that since April 2000, the FTC has vigorously enforced the...

Looking for consumer resources from the FTC? They’re at consumer.ftc.gov, a new URL for information from the nation’s consumer protection agency.

What’s different? The site is dynamic and integrates a slew of features, including videos and...

La clave para que una queja sea efectiva está en saber dónde — y cuándo — presentarla. ¿Le ha dado a la compañía la oportunidad de resolver el problema? A menudo, una breve carta explicando lo sucedido y qué es lo que espera que la compañía haga...

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