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Only Half The Story: Material Distinctions Determine Dismissal Of Claims Against Non-Residents Under Bristol-Myers
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida rejected a defendant's attempt to dismiss a proposed class action claiming Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA")...
United States
14 Nov 2018
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Arizona Rental Car Company Fined $1.85M For Consumer Fraud
A state court in Arizona returned a $1.85 million verdict against two related rental car companies, resolving a consumer fraud suit raised by the Arizona Attorney General's Office. The A.G.'s Office originally filed suit against Phoenix Car Rental, Saban's Rent-A-Car, and the companies' owner, Dennis N. Saban, in 2014, alleging violation of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.
United States
21 Feb 2018
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Deadline For Compliance With Revised Used Car Rule Fast Approaching
The deadline for motor vehicle dealer compliance with the Federal Trade Commission's revised Used Car Rule is rapidly approaching.
United States
26 Jan 2018
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CFPB Files Suit Against Litigation Loan Company
On September 19, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a complaint, together with a proposed consent order, against Top Notch Funding II, LLC...
United States
2 Oct 2017
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Florida AG Announces $5m Settlement With Car Dealership Over Alleged Misleading Business Practices
On June 2, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a settlement with a Jacksonville car dealership, its financing arm, and its president related to allegations that the dealership engaged in...
United States
20 Jun 2017
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New York AG Announces Settlement With Freedom Stores
On March 22, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that his office reached a $540,000 settlement with Freedom Stores, a Norfolk, Virginia-based retailer that sold furniture and electronics...
United States
5 Apr 2017
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FTC Issues Letter To CFPB On 2016 Debt Collection Efforts
On February 13, the Federal Trade Commission sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray summarizing its 2016 debt collection activities for inclusion...
United States
3 Mar 2017
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FTC's Latest Message To Lot Industry Comes As Complaint Against D-Link Alleging UDAP Violation Related To Security Vulnerabilities
On January 5, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwanese corporation, and D-Link Systems, Inc., a California corporation and a subsidiary of D-Link Corporation.
United States
14 Feb 2017
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Lead Generator Defendants Charged By FTC Will Pay $10 Million To Consumers
To fund the $10 million redress judgment, the order requires the defendants to transfer $5.75 million of their assets to the FTC within seven days of the date the order is entered and to transfer an additional $2.25 million within 30 days.
United States
31 Jan 2017
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FTC And Florida Settle With More Defendants Involved In Alleged Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam
Approximately a year after filing an amended complaint and three months after settling with a group of co-defendants, the Federal Trade Commission and Florida Attorney General have filed papers...
United States
20 Dec 2016
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CFTC Exempts Certain Wholesale Power Market Transactions From CFTC Regulation, Private Rights Of Action
On October 17, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") clarified that certain transactions in Regional Transmission Organization ("RTO")...
United States
7 Nov 2016
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FTC Secures Temporary Injunction Against "Tech Support" Companies
The FTC has filed a complaint and secured a temporary injunction against five companies and their owners, alleging use of deceptive practices...
United States
4 Nov 2016
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FTC And Florida Settle With Defendants Involved In Alleged Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam
The FTC and Florida Attorney General have filed papers seeking entry of agreed permanent injunctions and monetary judgments against numerous defendants involved in an alleged nationwide debt relief telemarketing scam.
United States
23 Sep 2016
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Payment Processor Group Files Amicus Brief In CFPB v. Intercept Case
On August 15, the TPPPA filed a brief, amicus curiae, in support of the defendants' motion to dismiss in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's lawsuit against Intercept.
United States
1 Sep 2016
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CFPB Uses "Mystery Shoppers" To Combat Home Loan Lending Discriminations
On July 25, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi signed a consent order among BancorpSouth, the United States Department of Justice, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
United States
31 Aug 2016
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Marketplace Lender Challenges Scope Of CFPA And What Constitutes UDAAP
In 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against CashCall, Inc., a marketplace lender, alleging that it violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act's ("CFPA") prohibition...
United States
8 Aug 2016
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FTC Announces $200 Million Settlement With Herbalife, Requires Restructured Business Model
The FTC announced that it has reached a settlement with Herbalife that includes a $200 million payment to compensate consumers. In addition to the payment, the settlement agreement has an unusual...
United States
2 Aug 2016
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FTC Consent Order With Two Ohio Auto Dealers Resolves Misleading Advertising Claims
The FTC barred the Progressive Dealers from misrepresenting the cost of vehicle purchases and leases, or "any other material fact about the price, sale, financing, or leasing of any vehicle."
United States
26 Jul 2016
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FTC Approves Increasing Civil Penalty Amounts
The FTC recently approved increases to the maximum civil penalty amounts available for violations of statutes subject to FTC enforcement.
United States
25 Jul 2016
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FTC Issues APEC CBPRs Warning Letters To Companies Claiming Compliance
The FTC issued warning letters to 28 companies that allegedly advertised participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative Cross-Border Privacy Rules system ("APEC CBPRs"), but had not received the requisite certification.
United States
22 Jul 2016
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