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FTC Action Halts Phony Grants Operation

At the FTC’s request, a federal court has halted a telemarketing scheme that took at least $3 million from consumers, including elderly and disabled persons, who sought help with paying personal expenses, such as credit card debts, medical bills, and home repairs.

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FTC Approves Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s Application for Sale of Two Retail Fuel Stations in Minnesota

The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. , or ACT, to divest two retail fuel stations in Minnesota. The divestitures are required under the FTC’s Feb. 15, 2018 final order settling charges that ACT’s proposed acquisition of Holiday Companies would...
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FTC Provides Back-to-School Advice for Parents

As students across the country head back to school, the Federal Trade Commission has advice for parents on talking to their kids about online safety, protecting their children’s personal information, and back-to-school shopping. In the first blog post , published today as part of a three-part...
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FTC Approves Modifications to Video Game Industry Self-Regulatory COPPA Safe Harbor Program

The Federal Trade Commission approved changes to a video game industry self-regulatory program aimed at ensuring compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule . The Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) applied for approval of proposed modifications to its COPPA...
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FTC and State of Minnesota Halt Sellers Playbook’s Get Rich Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Minnesota have charged Minnesota-based Sellers Playbook with running a large business opportunity scheme . A federal court temporarily halted the operation pending resolution of the case. The FTC and the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office allege that...

Coming Events

Aug 21

Cmr. Chopra remarks at the Tech Policy Institute Forum

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will speak about technology policy at a forum hosted by the Tech Policy Institute. For more information, visit tpiaspenforum.tech/; 10:45 AM MDT
Aug 22
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Otto Bock

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the case of Otto Bock HealthCare North America, Inc., Docket No. 9378. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC.
Aug 23
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Otto Bock

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the case of Otto Bock HealthCare North America, Inc., Docket No. 9378. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC.

Past Events

Aug 17
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Otto Bock

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the case of Otto Bock HealthCare North America, Inc., Docket No. 9378. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC.
Aug 16
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Otto Bock

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the case of Otto Bock HealthCare North America, Inc., Docket No. 9378. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC.
Aug 15
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Otto Bock

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the case of Otto Bock HealthCare North America, Inc., Docket No. 9378. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC.