State To Receive Settlement Over Phone Charges Washington state will receive more than $807,000 under a settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC over unauthorized phone charges.
FTC To Retailers: Drop Your Caffeinated Drawers If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back.
FTC Sues Amazon The move had been expected since last week, when Amazon said it wouldn't settle with the FTC over the charges
Amazon Vows FTC Lawsuit Over Millions In Unauthorized Child PurchasesAmazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.
FTC Says T-Mobile Made 'Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars' In Bogus ChargesThe Federal Trade Commission claims Bellevue-based mobile giant T-Mobile has been placing hidden charges in phone bills for a premium texting service that was never authorized by customers.
Family Accused Of Placing $70 Million In Bogus Charges On Customer Phone BillsA Montana family is accused of placing $70 million in bogus charges on customer phone bills since 2008.
Idaho Woman, Accused Of Internet Scam, Hiding After $163M Federal Judgment A former Idaho woman believed to be hiding in the Caribbean owes the U.S. government $163 million after a civil judgment earlier this year stemming from an alleged Internet scam.