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Overseas Payment Processor and its Former CEO Settle FTC Allegations That They Enabled a Deceptive “Free Trial” Offer Scheme
A Latvian payment processor and its former CEO have agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint against them. The complaint alleges that they engaged in unlawful conduct that enabled a deceptive “free trial” offer scheme by U.S.-based defendants. “Transact Pro helped scammers drain...
The operators of a bogus credit repair scheme are banned from the credit repair business and subject to a wide array of other requirements under settlement terms with the Federal Trade Commission. The settlements relate to an FTC complaint filed in June 2019 alleging that the defendants targeted...
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The Federal Trade Commission has finalized settlements with five companies over allegations they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies to transfer consumer data legally from European Union countries to the United States. In separate...
The Federal Trade Commission has released the final agenda for a January 28, 2020 FTC workshop that will examine voice cloning technologies, which enable users to make near-perfect reproductions of a real person’s voice. “You Don’t Say: An FTC Workshop on Voice Cloning Technologies” will examine...
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