McBroken much? FTC is investigating McDonald’s finicky McFlurry machines

McBroken much? FTC is investigating McDonald’s finicky McFlurry machines

By Christy Gren - Sep 02, 2021

Looks like the FTC is tired of waiting for their McFlurry. After years of jokes and complaints, McDonald’s perpetually broken ice machines are the subject of an FTC inquiry.

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Herbalife Top Distributors May Face a Class Action Suit for Fraudulent Claims of Lavish Lifestyle

Herbalife Top Distributors May Face a Class Action Suit for Fraudulent Claims of Lavish Lifestyle

By Christy Gren - Sep 29, 2020

Multi level marketing models are intrinsically flawed as they benefit only the people at the top of the pyramid, but the aggressive marketing lures many and now Herbalife is facing

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Facebook Could Face Multi-Billion Dollar Fine Over Privacy Violations

Facebook Could Face Multi-Billion Dollar Fine Over Privacy Violations

By Anna Domanska - Feb 15, 2019

Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating over a multi-billion dollar fine to settle the agency’s investigation into the social media company’s privacy practice

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FTC Has Power to Prosecute Companies over Slack Online Security

FTC Has Power to Prosecute Companies over Slack Online Security

By Carrie Ann - Aug 26, 2015

A federal appeals court on Monday has ruled that the Federal Trade Commission does have the right to prosecute companies who fail to protect customer information. The Philadelphia-

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Aetna, Humana Acquisition Deal on a Fast Track

Aetna, Humana Acquisition Deal on a Fast Track

By Anna Domanska - Jul 03, 2015

Aetna is almost close to an agreement to buy its rival Humana for about $34 billion. On Thursday, people familiar with the matter briefed that this is the first in a series of merg

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FTC Rejects Merge between Sysco and US Foods

FTC Rejects Merge between Sysco and US Foods

By Christy Gren - Jun 24, 2015

Sysco – the nation’s largest food distributer lost a battle with the US government Federal Trade Commission. On Tuesday, the Federal judge ordered a preliminary injunction

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Reynolds American gets approval from FTC to buy Rival Lorillard

Reynolds American gets approval from FTC to buy Rival Lorillard

By Carrie Ann - May 27, 2015

On Tuesday, Reynolds American, one of the biggest cigarette makers won U.S antitrust to buy smaller portion of rival Lorillard with a contract, which would merge the No. 2 and No.

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TracFone to pay $40 million for misleading consumers about ‘unlimited’ data plans

TracFone to pay $40 million for misleading consumers about ‘unlimited’ data plans

By Carrie Ann - Jan 29, 2015

TracFone Wireless, the largest prepaid mobile phone service company in the country will pay $40 million to settle claims that it deceived millions of smartphone customers with prom

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FTC says web privacy firm deceived consumers about recertification program

FTC says web privacy firm deceived consumers about recertification program

By Christy Gren - Nov 18, 2014

TRUSTe, the provider of privacy certifications for online businesses skipped follow-up audits of some companies that had received its seal and allowed it to be falsely portrayed as

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