QUESTION: I received a last-minute change to my down payment wiring instructions. What should I do?
ANSWER: The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of REALTORS® recently warned homebuyers about a new scam. 155 more words
A federal judge has found Amazon unfairly billed parents for in-app purchases made by their children in a lawsuit first filed by the Federal Trade Commission back in July of 2014. 257 more words
A week after European regulators announced an investigation into Google’s requirements that Android-based devices come pre-loaded with Google apps, a similar stateside probe is finally getting off the ground. 364 more words
MARLBOROUGH, MA – Buying a home this spring? If so, watch out for this cunning new con. A recent alert from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that scammers are hacking into email accounts and instructing homebuyers to wire closing costs straight into their pockets. 531 more words
The Federal Communications Commission has been amplifying its preference as the protector of consumers particularly under the stewardship of current chairman Tom Wheeler. The Commission has overstepped the boundaries established for consumer protection in the Communications Act of 1934. 566 more words
SAN FRANCISCO – An agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday. 504 more words