Tag Archives: Federal Trade Commission

Collectors Banned From Industry in Settlement with FTC

The remaining defendants in a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission have reached a settlement, under which they will be permanently banned from participating in the collection industry as well as surrender funds in a number of bank accounts and the title to a Mercedes as part of a …

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3M New Names on DNC List; 1M More Robocall Complaints: FTC

Nearly 3 million additional people added their phone numbers to the national Do Not Call registry during the 2021 fiscal year, which ended September 30, according to data released by the Federal Trade Commission just before Thanksgiving last week, bringing the total number of actively registered numbers on the list …

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House Passes Bill to Give FTC Back Its Financial Power

The House of Representatives this week passed a bill that aims to restore the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to seek monetary redress in court, after a Supreme Court ruling determined that Congress did not intend to give the regulator that power. H.R. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Relief Act, was …

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