On May 25, 2016, the FTC obtained its first-ever jury verdict to enforce the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) and its Do Not Call (DNC) Registry. By its verdict, the jury found that three Utah-based firms and their owner engaged in deceptive and unlawful telemarketing campaigns pitching movies, including making more than 117 million illegal calls […]
Lifewatch, Inc. has alleged that the FTC “manipulated” consumer complaints in order to attribute alleged violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”) to the New-York based medical alert systems company as part of its preliminary injunction battle with the FTC. As part of that fight, Lifewatch has sought to strike some 17,000 consumer complaints from […]
Marketers who helped promote a Utah-based home loan modification scheme will be banned from the mortgage relief and debt relief industries, the FTC has announced. The newly-announced court settlement resolves FTC charges that the marketers violated the law by promoting the loan modification scam, which conned consumers into paying hefty fees for worthless mortgage relief […]
Allstar Marketing Group, LLC, who make the Snuggie and the Magic Mesh door cover, has agreed to settle charges with the FTC for $7.5 million.
The FTC’s suit against Payday Support Center comes after a recent record $21 million settlement with an online debt relief company.
U.S. District Court recently granted partial summary judgment against Dish Network for violations of the Do Not Call Registry and FTC’s telemarketing rules.