Tag Archives: Federal Trade Commission

FTC Launches ANPR on ‘Junk’ Fee Crackdown

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that it is “exploring” a rule to crack down on “junk” fees that it says are proliferating throughout the country, and one of the categories of fees could have applications in the accounts receivable management industry. In issuing the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking …

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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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