DeVry University Refunds Are On The Way!

July 5, 2017 Oana Schneider 0

Your BBB® would like to announce that starting today, July 5th, the FTC will start mailing 173,000 refund checks totaling over $49 million to DeVry students in compensation for the university’s misleading ads. According to this FTC complaint, DeVry aired […]

NetSpend Refunds Are on The Way

June 15, 2017 Oana Schneider 0

Your BBB® has learned that consumers who tried to access their NetSpend funds and had trouble activating these debit cards will soon be refunded. According to the FTC, NetSpend will send a notice to all these consumers through an email […]

FTC Recovers Money for Victims of Grant Schemes

May 15, 2013 Jackie 0

After extensive court proceedings, the FTC settled with four defendants and won summary judgment against 25 individual and corporate defendants who used websites to falsely claim they could help consumers get free government grant money.  According to the FTC, “the […]

The IRS Wants To Communicate With You

January 7, 2013 Tom 0

The IRS is using social media as well as creating apps for smart phones whereby consumers, businesses, and tax professionals may obtain important information.  Your BBB wants you to be aware of these various ways you can keep on top […]

Readers of Some E-Books May Get Refund

October 24, 2012 Amanda 0

Have you recently purchased a book for your e-reader?  If so, you may be receiving a refund.  Three publishers have agreed to settle an Anti-Trust lawsuit brought forth against them Attorneys General for 49 states, the District of Columbia and […]

Ab Circle Pro Purchasers to Get Refund

August 29, 2012 Jackie 11

Good news for consumers who bought a product called Ab Circle Pro that did not work as advertised.  The FTC filed deceptive advertising charges against the marketers of the abdominal exercise device, and the companies have agreed to settle the […]

2 Million Capital One Customers To Get Refund

August 15, 2012 Jackie 0

In a recent press release, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced its first public enforcement action.  An investigation of Capital One Bank’s marketing practices identified deceptive tactics used by Capital One’s call-center vendors to trick consumers into buying costly […]