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Brian Rushton Two Las Vegas Auto Dealers Settle FTC Charges They Deceptively Advertised the Cost of Their Cars

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Two auto dealers in Las Vegas agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges they used deceptive ads to promote the sale or leasing of their vehicles, including advertising heavily discounted prices that were not generally available to consumers. 518 more words

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Brian Rushton App Developer Settles FTC and New Jersey Charges It Hijacked Consumers’ Phones to Mine Cryptocurrency

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Defendants’ App Installed Malware that Left Phones With Drained Batteries, Depleted Data Plans

A smartphone app developer has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission and the New Jersey Attorney General that it lured consumers into downloading its “rewards” app, saying it would be free of malware, when the app’s main purpose was actually to load the consumers’ mobile phones with malicious software to mine virtual currencies for the developer. 659 more words

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Brian Rushton FTC and Florida Attorney General Sue to Stop Illegal Robocalls Pitching Worthless Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Programs

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Another Action Targeting Robocalls from “Card Member Services”

At the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General, a federal district court has temporarily halted an Orlando-based operation that has been bombarding consumers since 2011 with massive robocall campaigns designed to trick them into paying up-front for worthless credit card interest rate reduction programs.  708 more words

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Brian Rushton Statement of FTC Bureau of Competition Director Debbie Feinstein on Sysco and U.S. Foods’ Abandonment of Their Proposed Merger

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Agency had Alleged that Merger would Harm Consumers and Businesses across the Country

Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition Director Debbie Feinstein issued this statement following the announcement from Sysco and U.S. 174 more words

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Attention NRA - Use This to Protect The Second Amendment/Gun Rights!

Is the Constitution supposed to protect the right to bear arms?

Are individual states supposed to be able to take such rights and freedoms away when the federal laws are supposed to protect such rights? 507 more words

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