Posts Tagged ‘Federal Trade Commission’

Amazon rapped over unauthorised in-app purchases

          (Media Release) Amazon illegally charged parents for children’s in-app purchases between 2011 and 2014, a US judge has ruled. In 2014, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued Amazon over its handling of in-app purchases on its app store for Kindle and Android devices. The FTC reached out-of-court settlements with […]

Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

(Media Release) WASHINGTON — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane’s seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday. Hotels should also be required to include any mandatory fees in their room rates, the Transportation Department’s Advisory Committee for […]

Enservio Finds Guns & Ammo Overvalued in Claims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submission enservio.com         Press Release Distribution “Member of the Family” sentiment increases perception of value. Needham, MA (USA), December 12, 2014 — Enservio, Inc., ( http://www.enservio.com ) a leading provider of software and services across the entire value chain of contents claims processing, today announced that firearms and ammunition […]

The Dr. Oz Show: Information I Couldn’t Share

      Media Release) Last week I went to New York to tape a segment with Dr. Oz on multivitamins.  It’s scheduled to air on Monday, February 10th. You can find the channel and time it airs in your area by going to a link on The Dr. Oz Show and entering your zip code. It […]

Problems Riddle Moves to Collect Credit Card Debt

The same problems that plagued the foreclosure process — and prompted a multibillion-dollar settlement with big banks — are now emerging in the debt collection practices of credit card companies. As they work through a glut of bad loans, companies like American Express,Citigroup and Discover Financial are going to court to recoup their money. But many of […]

Money news: Facebook, a debt collector’s friend

Money news: Your friends aren’t the only ones checking out what you reveal on social media. Privacy settings can help, but they are not the whole answer. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was designed to protect consumers against abusive practices by the debt collection industry. But when FDCPA took effect in 1978, few people could have […]

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