Other stories about Federal Trade Commission

Equifax makes it harder to claim your settlement

Another hurdle has been set up in consumers' quest to get their share of Equifax's $425 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The...
Happening Now September 12, 2019

Another huge Facebook data breach exposes 419 million user records

For the second time this year, millions of Facebook user records have been found in an unprotected server. As many as 419 million records...
Happening Now September 5, 2019

6 ways to block robotexts and spam messages on your phone

What’s the worst thing you’ve had to deal with since the creation of the smartphone? For many, the answer is simple. It’s constantly receiving...
Tips August 15, 2019

Don't fall for it! Find out how to spot mystery shopping scams

Who wouldn't like to earn a little extra money, just by shopping? Being a mystery shopper can be fun and easy to do. Unfortunately,...
Happening Now July 20, 2019

What you need to know about a big spike in the number of government scam calls

If you ever receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from a federal agency, go into alert mode. You're most likely being...
Happening Now July 2, 2019

US government shuts down 4 more major robocall operations

A nation plagued by robocalls is getting some relief. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just took another major step toward stopping the hundreds of...
Happening Now June 27, 2019

6 ways to tell if a car for sale is fake

With millions of items ready for purchase at our fingertips, consumers have become addicted to the convenience of online shopping. A significant downside to...
Tips June 26, 2019

YouTube 'looking at' changes to protect kids -- until then, here's what to do

The pressure on YouTube to make the site safer is intensifying. Consumer and privacy watchdog groups continue to lobby for YouTube to make itself...
Happening Now June 20, 2019

Amazon's all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition followed by all-new privacy lawsuits

On the heels of a brand-new Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, two class-action lawsuits have been filed saying that children are being illegally recorded...
Happening Now June 14, 2019

Recall alert! If you have this Apple product, you could get hurt

Companies recall products all the time. In many cases, products being recalled have a minor flaw that is a simple fix. No harm, no...
Happening Now June 7, 2019
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