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FTC Charges Lumosity with Deceptive Advertising
By: Jackie

FTC Charges Lumosity with Deceptive Advertising

With Alzheimer’s disease in the public eye these days, a product that claims to delay age-related cognitive decline attracts a lot of attention. Lumosity is such a pro...

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What to Do When You Don’t Recognize a Debt
By: Amanda

What to Do When You Don’t Recognize a Debt

Money sometimes can run a little tight during the holidays as we stretch our budgets to accommodate presents and travel, and it can be even tighter if you have debt co...

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Consumers Who Lost Money to a Business Directory Scam Getting Money Back
By: Jackie

Consumers Who Lost Money to a Business Directory Scam Getting Money Back

In November 2013 the FTC filed charges against Derek Cessford, Aaron Kirby, and Mohamad Khaled Kaddoura and the 15 business directory companies they ran. The companies...

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FTC Updates Guide to Buying a Franchise
By: Jackie
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FTC Updates Guide to Buying a Franchise

You’re looking for a business opportunity and are considering a franchise, but where to begin? Your BBB® has learned that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently u...

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Identity Theft Prevention Tips
By: Susan

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

Identity theft is a common and growing problem, and once personal information is compromised, the outcomes can be devastating. Information may be compromised by theft of personal documents, phishin...

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What to Do About Unwanted Calls & Texts
By: Amanda

What to Do About Unwanted Calls & Texts

Your BBB® continues to receive calls for consumers who are still receiving unwanted robocalls and text messages. Whether they are offering to lower your credit card in...

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FTC Announces Winners of Robocall Blocking Contest
By: Jackie

FTC Announces Winners of Robocall Blocking Contest

Every day your BBB® hears from consumers regarding relentless robocalls, and we have posted several blogs on the topic including Tuesday’s blog post “Read More

First FTC Case Involving Crowdfunding Project
By: Jackie

First FTC Case Involving Crowdfunding Project

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed suit against the creator of a crowdfunding campaign. Your BBB® has learned from an FTC Read More