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FTC Sues Negative Option Marketers

On May 13, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against American Future Systems, Inc. (“AFS”), a Pennsylvania-based telemarketing company, and its alleged co-conspirator, International Credit Recovery, Inc. (“ICR”) (AFS and ICR, collectively, “Defendants”), for conspiring to bilk businesses into paying for publications that they never ordered. Pursuant …

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New York Expands Payday Lending Industry Investigation to Focus on Marketers

As we previously blogged and in light of of recent regulatory action by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) regarding short term loans (also referred to as “payday loans” and “cash advances”), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has increased enforcement efforts against payday lenders and recently widened the net of potential defendants to include marketers of payday …

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