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Telemarketers Took Millions From Senior Citizens In Medicare Card Scam

There’s now one less unsavory, immoral, disrespectful group scamming senior citizens of their savings, as federal regulators took action against the operators of a scheme in which telemarketers pretended to be Medicare representatives in order to bilk millions of dollars from older consumers. 249 more words

DirecTV deception trial set for December as AT&T purchase finalized

AT&T welcomed satellite service DirecTV to its fold this weekend as a $49 billion takeover won federal approval. AT&T is also buying something else in the deal: a court case from the Federal Trade Commission. 325 more words


Feds say LifeLock broke online data security promises


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted July 26, 2015, at 2:39 p.m.

The commercials seemed reassuring.

They led viewers to believe LifeLock could keep consumers’ sensitive data as safe as some financial institutions.

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What's card cracking? FTC tells consumers how to avoid it

What’s card cracking? It’s a term used to describe a pervasive scam you may not have heard of where con artists want to get a “crack” at your debit card, credit card or bank account information. 317 more words


Sen. Al Franken Calls For Federal Investigation Into Apple Music

In response to concerns arising from the recent launch of Apple Music, U.S. Senator Al Franken called on both the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the possibility that the tech giant may be creating an anticompetitive environment in the streaming music market. 544 more words

Apple Music Under Investigation Over App Store 'Tax'

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Apple’s newly launched music-subscription service, and Sen. Al Franken is asking the Justice Department to further investigate whether the company is engaging in anticompetitive behavior. 186 more words


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Google May Face Another EU Case. This One Is About Ads.

August will not be a relaxing month for Google’s European staffers. At least two advertising tech companies are lobbying European Union officials to launch an antitrust investigation into Google’s suite of ad products, according to… 438 more words