Federal Trade Commission
Scammers are a creative bunch. They successfully use old tricks and technology to con you out of your money. According to a government report, last year alone, more than 64,672 Texans complained about phone scams.
It’s been more than a year since regulators came out with new privacy rules for kids’ mobile apps. But many silly software programs still quietly collect data on the youngest consumers.
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans.
AT&T will pay a hefty $105 million to settle government charges that the company unlawfully billed wireless customers for tens of millions of dollars in bogus charges – a practice known as cramming.
Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission.
A government study says 20-percent of consumers had an error in their credit report. The study also said 5-percent of consumers identified errors that could lead to them paying more for mortgages, auto loans or other financial products.
Businesses know you are ready for a new beginning. But, creative advertisers know this also. And, in many cases, they are preying on your desire to make a new start.
The Federal Trade Commission is warning North Texans about mysterious, and sometimes scary, phone calls.
A carbonated brew guzzled on college campuses is the focus of an intense write-in campaign urging federal regulators to take some buzz out of a sweet alcoholic drink sometimes referred to as “blackout in a can.”
Could some local debt relief companies leave you in more debt?