Tagged With Federal Trade Commission

Elon Musk impersonators have stolen more than $2 million through crypto scams, FTC says


The FTC will send $50 million to more than 147,000 University of Phoenix students. Here's how to find out if you're owed money.


Facebook asks judge to throw out antitrust lawsuits filed by FTC and state attorneys general



Biden appoints FTC and FCC acting directors in move that signals a more aggressive approach to regulating big tech


The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly working on an antitrust lawsuit that it could potentially bring against Facebook


Twitter could be facing a fine of up to $250 million over allegations that it violated an agreement over user data privacy



Amazon is reportedly facing a new antitrust investigation into its online marketplace led by the FTC and attorneys general in New York and California


Coronavirus scams cost people $7 million in the first 9 days of April — accounting for more losses than throughout the rest of the pandemic


Detox tea maker fined $1 million over 'deceptive' Instagram influencer ads claiming its tea could help you lose weight and fight cancer


FDA and FTC crack down on fake coronavirus cures, warning 7 companies selling teas, essential oils, and colloidal silver the government is 'prepared to take enforcement actions'


Local journalist Alison Parker was shot and killed on live television. Years later, graphic videos of her death still plague YouTube.


The FTC is looking into "hundreds" of potential anticompetitive acquisitions made by Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google-parent Alphabet as it ramps up antitrust inquiries



Altria bet almost $13 billion on Juul, now it's paying the price with $4.1 billion in impairment charges


Amazon's AWS cloud business has reportedly come under scrutiny from the FTC as it looks into whether the company engaged in anti-competitive behaviour


Long before Ken Fisher's sexist comments cost his firm billions, his operation was under fire for aggressive sales tactics


Tinder owner Match Group nosedives on FTC lawsuit alleging fake love-interest ads



Facebook's copycat behaviour was reportedly tracked by Snapchat in a dossier called 'Project Voldemort' — and Snap may have given it to the FTC to help its investigation into the social-media giant


Games with loot boxes should carry a gambling warning and video game companies should take more responsibility for players' health, say lawmakers in the UK


Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations that YouTube illegally collected kids' data without their parents consent


YouTube reportedly agrees to pay up to $200 million in FTC settlement