Federal Trade Commission

LendEDU to Settle Alleged FTC Marketing Law Violations

LendEDU to Settle Alleged FTC Marketing Law Violations

In response to an administrative complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), Shop Tutors d/b/a LendEDU (“LendEDU”) has agreed to enter into a settlement agreement to address allegations that it violated federal marketing law.  Specifically, the FTC alleged that LendEDU violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by misleading prospective customers into believing that …

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FTC Issues Warning Letters to Data Brokers

Judging from the ten warning letters mailed to data brokers this week and the six we detailed last month, it is clear that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) very seriously.  These warning letters come on the heels of the FTC’s decision in December of last year to …

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