Get help dealing with 2020’s weather emergencies

So far, this year has seen devastating wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes and flooding, crippling snow and ice storms. These kinds of severe weather and natural disasters can occur anywhere —...

Have you ordered your NCPW materials yet?

March is right around the corner, and you know what that means….it’s almost time for National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW)! This year, NCPW is March 1-7, 2020. That’s just...

FTC says “Success By Health” is a pyramid scheme

Earn UNLIMITED income! Quit your job! Change your life! Do we have your attention? Good! Are you rolling your eyes? Even better. That means you’ve heard warnings about illegal pyramid...

Credit repair: Fixing mistakes on your credit report

If you’ve been reading our new year, new credit series, then you have your credit report and learned how to read it. But what if you see mistakes? Maybe...

2020 Census jobs: It costs nothing to apply

We saw it with the 2010 Census: scammers lying to people about the availability of jobs as census takers, and charging fees to help people get those jobs. If...

Reading your credit report

You’re getting your financial life in order in 2020. Yesterday, we explained how to get your credit report. Now that you have it, you want to know what it...

Getting your credit report

Now that you know why credit matters, it’s time to get your credit in order. Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. The first step is to pull your...

New year, new credit blog series

With the start of a new year, many of us want to get our finances in order. We often think about budgeting, but what about credit? To help you...

Free cruise? Try illegal robocall with an upsell.

The recorded message made it sound easy — take a phone survey and get two free tickets to go on a cruise. But, you guessed it, it wasn’t that...

Consumer Protection

US CERT ALERTS

AA20-020A: Critical Vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Gateway, and SD-WAN...

Original release date: January 20, 2020SummaryOn January 19, 2020, Citrix released firmware updates for Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Citrix Gateway versions 11.1...

Competition Press Releases

FTC and NY Attorney General Charge Vyera Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli, and Other Defendants with...

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal court against Vyera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, alleging an elaborate anticompetitive scheme to preserve a monopoly...

FTC Challenges Consummated Merger of Companies that Market Body-Worn Camera Systems to Large Metropolitan...

The Federal Trade Commission has issued an administrative complaint (a public version of which will be available and linked to this news release as...

FTC Challenges Illumina’s Proposed Acquisition of PacBio

Agency alleges acquisition would eliminate a nascent competitive threat to maintain Illumina’s monopoly in next-generation DNA sequencing systems The Federal Trade Commission has authorized an...