Dishonest companies will do just about anything to make a buck. Take the FTC’s case against Adam J. Harmon and two companies he controls, Axis LED Group, LLC and ALG-Health LLC. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Company said their COVID PPE was Made in the USA. They lied and are paying the […]
Image <img src=”https://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/styles” /> Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Is that health insurance, a health product, or a scam?
Scammers have been calling, pretending to be people from the FTC. While the names they use might be real, they’re actually scammers — some of them hoping to trick you into thinking they’re an FTC Commissioner. But they’re not. Whether the caller promises you a prize or threatens you with arrest — and even […]
The FTC’s hard work pays off for American consumers. A few months into the pandemic, the FTC filed complaints against two online sellers — Glowyy and American Screening — which falsely promised fast delivery of in-demand face masks, sanitizers, gloves, and other personal protective equipment. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed FTC and […]
When you sell a house, you’re looking to get the most you can for it. What if a company promised you’d make more money selling it to them than you would on the open market? Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Closing the door on home buying company Opendoor’s false claims
Today, people expect to swipe, dip, tap, enter, and use their credit and debit cards everywhere — including at small businesses, local shops, and neighborhood restaurants. If you own a small business, you’ve probably gotten a sales pitch for payment processing services. As the FTC’s case against First American Payment Processing and its affiliates […]
Selling stuff online can be a great way to make some extra cash. Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, and other sites attract a lot of buyers — and scammers. Here are some ways scammers try to cheat you and what to do about it. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Selling stuff online? Here’s how […]