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...

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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 inve...

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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...

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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 t...

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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...

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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 Lor...

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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...

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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...

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Yelp settles FTC Suit over collecting data on children

Yelp settles FTC Suit over collecting data on children

By Anna Domanska - Sep 17, 2014

San Francisco based online customer review stalwart Yelp has agreed to pay US $450,000 to the U.S. Federal Trade Commiss...

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