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What Are Consumers Complaining About?
Auto-related complaints are the most common consumer complaint, according to a recent survey of state and local consumer protection agencies conducted by the Consumer Federation of America.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Vermont Attorney General Settles With Dollar General Over Pricing Issues
Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that his office has reached a settlement with DG Retail, LLC, also known as Dollar General, over allegations that the company violated Vermont's Consumer Protection Act.
United States
11 Jun 2019
NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs Celebrates 50 Years Of Enforcing Its Own Advertising Rules
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs -- which was just renamed the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection -- recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
United States
8 May 2019
NYS Department Of Financial Services Launches New Consumer Protection Division
The New York State Department of Financial Services announced that it has created a new Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division.
United States
2 May 2019
Preemption And Lack Of Standing Bar Lawsuit Over The Use Of "Natural"
The Superior Court of the District of Columbia agreed, and granted the motion.
United States
17 Apr 2019
NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs Changes Name And Expands Mission
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs recently changed its name to the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.
United States
8 Apr 2019
Is "More" Puffery?
A lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois between credit score companies, Fair Isaac Corporation v. Trans Union, includes a short but interesting discussion about puffery.
United States
5 Apr 2019
FTC Gets $35M Settlement in Case Alleging Deceptive Marketing of Computer Repair Services
The FTC said that it intends to use the funds to provide refunds to consumers.
United States
3 Apr 2019
FTC Submits FY 2020 Budget Request To Congress, Highlighting Enforcement Priorities
The FTC said that it will continue protecting consumers from fraud.
United States
18 Mar 2019
How Can You Make National Consumer Week Spark Joy For You?
For more than two decades, the Federal Trade Commission has celebrated "National Consumer Protection Week."
United States
8 Mar 2019
FTC To Hold Hearings On International Engagement
The FTC announced that, as part of its Hearings Initiative, "The FTC's Role in a Changing World," it will hold hearings on the FTC's international work.
United States
19 Feb 2019
The FTC's Open For Business
With the budget impasse (temporarily) resolved, the Federal Trade Commission is open again. While we certainly didn't expect any major consumer protection announcements from the FTC today,
United States
1 Feb 2019
Letitia James Sworn In As New York Attorney General, Vowing To Protect Consumers
On January 1st, Letitia James became New York's 67th Attorney General. She takes over for Barbara Underwood, who will resume her prior position as New York's Solicitor General.
United States
8 Jan 2019
New FTC Report To Congress Highlights FTC's Enforcement Priorities
Last week, the FTC issued its Fiscal Year 2018 Agency Financial Report.
United States
24 Nov 2018
New York Attorney General Brings Action Against Harris Jewelry
The New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection...
United States
9 Nov 2018
NYAG Brings Charges Over Fake Online Reviews
The New York Attorney General recently sued a moving services broker, alleging that the company operated illegally and also used fake online reviews to promote the company.
United States
8 Nov 2018
FTC Kicks Off Military Consumer Month
The FTC announced that Military Consumer Month -- a law enforcement initiative that focuses on protecting military consumers -- kicks off on July 1, 2018.
United States
5 Jul 2018
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