Two car dealers have agreed to settle the FTC’s charges that they falsely advertised certain discounts
for their vehicles. According to the FTC, Timonium Chrysler, Inc., and Ganley
Ford West, Inc., advertised discounts and prices that were not available to the
The FTC will host a roundtable September 19
to discuss how to empower and protect people from scammers when healthcare
marketplaces open in October under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The
roundtable will take place at the FTC’s Conference Center in Washington, DC. The
event will be webcast. To register to attend, email your name and organization
The FTC filed a complaint
against LabMD, Inc., a medical testing laboratory, alleging that the company
failed to reasonably protect the security of consumers’ personal data and medical
information. The complaint alleges that LabMD billing information for more
than 9,000 people was found on a peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network.
Subsequently, LabMD documents containing the sensitive personal information of
at least 500 people were found in the hands of identity thieves.