Electronics maker Vizio has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle complaints that it monitored consumers’ TV viewing habits without their knowledge or consent.
Consumer Fraud Forum Blog
With more and more people forgoing landlines and living cellphone-centered lives, federal officials believe consumers could have a new long-term privacy issue on their hands.
The Federal Trade Commission has announced that pharmaceutical maker Mallinckrodt has agreed to pay $100 million to settle antitrust charges regarding the drug Acthar. The FTC alleges the company, formerly known as Questcor Pharmaceuticals, violated antitrust laws when it acquired the rights to a drug that...
The Federal Trade Commission has announced that DeVry University has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the for-profit school of misleading students.
Influencer marketing is the one of the biggest trends in advertising – businesses hiring social media personalities to market products to their huge audiences. Just this past weekend, 60 Minutes reported on the practice, showing that brands such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Cheerios and Jimmy John’s are paying...
Each month, the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission receive more than 150,000 complaints from consumers about robocalls – those unsolicited (and frequent) autodialed or prerecorded telemarketing calls to landline or cell phones, or unsolicited text messages to wireless numbers.
Oracle is one of the nation's largest tech companies with its software installed on roughly 850 million computers around the world. The company is settling federal charges that it misled consumers about the security of its software.