Scam Alert: How NOT To Use An Amazon Gift CardWe have a warning tonight about using gift cards to buy things online. More and more people are doing it, but as Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan warns, you could get burned. In this report, he shows how not to use an Amazon gift card.
Warranty Act Protects Car OwnersIt's illegal for a dealer to say your warranty coverage is void because you had routine maintenance performed elsewhere.
A New Form Of False AdvertisingHave you ever been told that if you post a good review on line you’ll get a discount on your next purchase? Yeah, about that.
Leveling With You About Multi-Level MarketingAre multi-level marketing schemes like Amway and Tupperware legal?
Most Common Form Of Identity TheftWhat’s the most common type of identity theft? Probably not what you think.
Two Propane Gas Companies Conspire Against Walmart - And LoseWhat do Blue Rhino and AmeriGas have in common? An FTC complaint about the gas they pass.
Defining Deceptive AdvertisingWhen it comes to advertising, how honest does a manufacturer have to be?
FTC Accuses Gerber Of False Claim On Baby FormulaBaby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.
Outlet Stores: Shop At Your Own RiskThe problem for consumers is that the Federal Trade Commission has no standardized definition for “factory outlet” or “outlet store”.
The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade CommissionThe Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn't look like that trend will change anytime soon.
3 On Your Side: FTC Sues Amazon Over Children’s Unauthorized In-App ChargesThey downloaded gaming apps without their parents’ permission, yet the parents still had to foot the bill! Now for the second time this year, the Federal Trade Commission is going after a company that allowed it to happen.
3 On Your Side: Dr. Oz Testifies At Weight Loss Product HearingsDeceptive advertisements that promise to help you lose weight are everywhere and some lawmakers in Washington D.C. are tired of it