Federal Trade Commission

FCC Levies Toughest Fine Ever For AT&T'S Alleged 'Throttling'AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount.
Scammers Targeting Your Credit Card Information Over The PhoneOfficials have issued a warning about a scam that tries to trick you into revealing your credit card information.
New Programs Helping To Stop Unwanted Telemarketers, RobocallsMillions of people are on the national “Do Not Call” registry. But many still receive unwanted phone calls from telemarketers and computerized robocalls.
FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data, Lawsuit FiledAT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video.
Gov't: AT&T To Pay $105M For 'Cramming' ChargesState Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced a large, national settlement with AT&T Mobility for a practice called “cramming.”
Regulators Accuse T-Mobile Of Bogus BillingT-Mobile US became the target of a federal investigation and lawsuit Tuesday amid allegations that it bilked potentially hundreds of millions of dollars from its customers in fraudulent charges.
Funeral Home Scam Trying To Catch You Off GuardScam artists are trying to use funeral home newsletters as a way to hack into your computer.
BBB Issues Warning About “Do Not Call List” ScamsThe Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about scam artists pretending to be protecting you from telemarketers.
FTC Wants Your Help To Stop RobocallsThe Federal Trade Commission wants your help to stop harassing robocalls to cell phones and landlines.
Shopping Around Could Save Owners Money On Pet MedicationsDo you go into sticker shock every time you need medicine for your pet? Well, consider shopping around the next time your pet gets sick. Your veterinarian is not the only place selling the drugs you might need for Spot or Fluffy.
FTC Offers $50,000 For Technology To Stop Robo-CallsCommercial robo-calls - almost all of them scams - are illegal without your written permission, but they are proliferating rapidly, say Federal Trade Commission officials. The challenge is to find new technology to beat these scam artists, says Carnegie Mellon professor Raj Rajkumar.
Skechers RefundsIf you want a body like Kim Kardashian, the government wants you to know that buying a pair of Skechers Shape-Ups is not going to do it.