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Best Buy, Target, and Walmart Text Spammers Settle With FTC


An affiliate marketing company and its two principals have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for allegedly sending out more than 42.5 million unwanted and deceptive text messages to consumers. The case is part of the FTC’s continuing crackdown on spam text messages and the settlement prohibits the defendants from sending unwanted texts to consumers, and from misleading consumers ... Read More »

    Remember the Spam Text Warning? FTC Shuts Them Down.


    Previously I reported on spam text that were being sent to consumers, claiming that people had one a major gift card. However the fine print showed that “winners” would have to apply for products and services including financial services and debt relief. See these stories, Best Buy Giftcard Spam Text – Scam Alert, Avoid Spam Text Message, and ... Read More »

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