U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Neuters FTC in Recovering Money From Scammers

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter issued the following statement regarding recent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the matter of AMG Capital Management LLC v. FTC: “In AMG Capital, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of scam artists and dishonest corporations, leaving average Americans to pay for illegal behavior,” Acting Chairwoman …

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Native American Tribal Indian Payday Loans Found to Be Operating Illegally

The Federal Trade Commission has taken action against a payday lending operation that allegedly piled on undisclosed and inflated fees, and collected on loans illegally by threatening borrowers with arrest and lawsuits. The FTC has asked a federal court to stop the allegedly illegal business tactics while the agency pursues its case against the defendants. …

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