| Mar 4, 2011
The U.S. is stepping up efforts to combat scams targeting the unemployed by promising jobs and the opportunity to "be your own boss," the Federal Trade Commission announced.
Federal and state officials have brought actions — such as filing criminal...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:06 AM
The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit accusing several California auto loan modification operations of deceiving consumers with false promises and then leaving their cars to be repossessed.
The agency alleged that Hope for Car Owners in Folsom and...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:46 AM
Super-sized Four Loko drinks, beloved by college students as a "blackout in a can," have the same amount of alcohol as four to five beers, and packaging that compares them to one or two beers will be changed under a U.S. government settlement.