Federal Trade Commission ( FTC )


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About Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. Its principal mission is the promotion of consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of anti-competitive business practices, such as coercive monopoly.

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09/20/2018 - 23:31 Starting Today, New Federal Law Allows Consumers to Place Free Credit Freezes And Yearlong Fraud Alerts
09/20/2018 - 22:52 FTC Settlements Stop Debt Collection Scheme
09/20/2018 - 00:40 FTC Brings First-ever Action Targeting iV Cocktail Therapy Marketer
09/18/2018 - 14:19 FTC Approves Final Order Requiring Grifols S.A. to Divest Assets as Condition of Acquiring Biotest US Corporation
09/18/2018 - 14:14 FTC Shuts Down Purveyors of Fake Documents Used for Fraud, Identity Theft
09/17/2018 - 13:44 Court Temporarily Halts Operators of Rental Listing Websites from Making False Claims About the Availability of Apartments That Accept Section 8 Vouchers and Other Rental Properties
09/17/2018 - 12:07 FTC Returns more than $10 Million to NetSpend Customers
09/12/2018 - 01:45 Hockey Puck Seller, Companies Selling Recreational and Outdoor Equipment Agree To Stop Making False Made in USA Claims in Separate Actions
09/11/2018 - 00:17 Defendant Who Took Part in Business Coaching Scheme Agrees to Settle FTC Charges
09/10/2018 - 02:57 FTC Gives Final Approval to Settlement with Phone Maker BLU
09/10/2018 - 01:50 FTC Announces Second Session of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century September 21 at the FTC
09/07/2018 - 18:44 FTC Settlements Ban Fraudulent Debt Collectors from Debt Collection Business and from Buying or Selling Debt
09/06/2018 - 19:03 FTC Approves Two Applications from Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. for Sale of Eight Retail Fuel Stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin
09/06/2018 - 18:31 FTC Takes Action against the Operators of Copycat Military Websites
08/27/2018 - 16:25 FTC Returns more than $14 Million to Consumers Deceived by Misleading Light Bulb Claims
08/27/2018 - 15:31 Telemarketer Fees to Access the FTCs National Do Not Call Registry to Increase in 2019
08/19/2018 - 19:02 FTC Approves Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.s Application for Sale of Two Retail Fuel Stations in Minnesota
08/14/2018 - 08:03 FTC Approves Modifications to Video Game Industry Self-Regulatory COPPA Safe Harbor Program