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Feds warn landlords: ‘We’re watching’

The heads of the Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  have warned landlords that they are monitoring and ready to take action...

Internet-related scams topped fraud complaints in 2020, AG James says

New York Attorney General Letitia James this morning said internet-related scams led a list of the top fraud complaints registered by New Yorkers in...

New NY law helps consumers hang up on telemarketers

Businesses that use telemarketing as part of their sales activities will have another state law with which they need to comply. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo...

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal slams Kim Kardashian West over detox tea endorsements

The senator warned that the reality television icon was "a powerful influence on young women."

Stamford’s Tronox finally wins FTC approval of $1.7B acquisition

As part of an agreement with the FTC, Tronox agreed to sell Cristal’s North American TiO2 business to British chemicals firm Ineos Enterprises.

Tronox responds to FTC complaint about proposed $1.7B deal

"We now look forward to our long-awaited day in court and the opportunity to demonstrate how this transaction will benefit customers throughout North America and around the world," said Jeffry Quinn, the Stamford firm’s president and CEO.

Tronox’s Saudi acquisition, already facing FTC opposition, receives EC ‘objections’

Tronox must respond to the European Commission's "Statement of Objections" by early April.

Tronox extends $1.7B acquisition timeframe; still working on FTC approval

The Stamford firm also posted its fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 financial results, both of which were up significantly from the previous periods.

Tronox receives Saudi approval of $1.7 billion deal; still awaits FTC...

The Stamford company filed a lawsuit against the FTC last week to gain U.S. approval of the deal.

Tronox sues FTC over proposed Saudi acquisition

According to Tronox's general counsel, "The FTC's conduct conflicts with any concept of supporting a U.S.-based company with a sound strategy to compete in today's global market."

Sens. Blumenthal and Schumer take on the Grinch Bots

Grinch Bots buy toys and child-focused merchandise at rapid speeds from e-commerce sites and resell them online at vastly inflated prices.

Lawsuit says malware alert from SupportBuddy is the malware

Tara Ramirez claims that SupportBuddy Inc. of Bakersfield, California, “markets a solution to a computer problem it created.”

Leason Ellis law firm targets alleged trademark scammer

“Activities of PTMA have damaged the integrity of the trademark process by causing consumers to doubt the legitimacy of trademark-related communications,” the complaint states.

Priceline among the targets in hotel industry lobbying campaign

As part of its campaign, the AHLA will highlight the powerful influence that Priceline and Expedia have over the travel industry.

Envelope-stuffing scammer with Rockland office fined $1.2 million

Thousands of people were lured to a work-at-home scheme by the prospect of earning $5,000 a week for stuffing and mailing “special advertising letters.”