Consumer complaints “manipulated” Lifewatch says in preliminary injunction battle with FTC

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 […]

Utah-Based Linden Financial Group to Pay $28.6 Million to Settle FTC Charges

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 […]