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  • FTC charges game developer with misusing money raised on Kickstarter

    A project developer who raised more than US$122,800 on Kickstarter to create a new board game has been charged by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission with using the money for personal equipment, moving expenses, rent and licenses for a separate project.

    Written by Grant Gross12 June 15 05:17
  • FTC complains retail tracking firm didn't notify customers

    A company that tracked retail store customers through their smartphones without notifying them and without giving them a chance to turn off the tracking has settled a U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint that it didn't live up to its privacy promises.

    Written by Grant Gross24 April 15 04:26
  • FTC: Online billing service deceptively collected medical records

    An online service allowing consumers to pay their medical bills failed to adequately inform them that it would also try to collect highly detailed medical information from their pharmacies, medical labs and insurance companies, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said.

    Written by Grant Gross04 Dec. 14 06:51
  • Court shuts down tech support 'scams' targeted by FTC

    A Florida court has temporarily shut down two "massive" telemarketing operations that allegedly conned tens of thousands of consumers out of millions of dollars by tricking them into fixing nonexistent computer errors, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said.

    Written by Grant Gross20 Nov. 14 06:13
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