- FTC investigating online college University of Phoenix Updated: Jul-29-15 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON - The University of Phoenix, which runs an online college popular among military veterans, is under federal investigation for possible deceptive or unfair business practices, its parent company the Apollo Education Group told shareholders Wednesday.
- Feds probe GM-certified used cars that may have open recalls Updated: Jul-23-15 1:50 pm
DETROIT - The Federal Trade Commission is investigating General Motors because of dealers who advertised certified used cars for sale even though they still needed repairs under existing recalls.
- Feds say ID protector LifeLock violated $12M settlement Updated: Jul-21-15 5:29 pm
NEW YORK - The U.S. government says identity theft protection company LifeLock spent years violating a $12 million settlement for misrepresenting the protection it provides for customers.
- Montana man sentenced in case alleging $70M in phone charges Updated: Jul-17-15 4:45 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A federal judge sentenced a Montana man Friday to two years in prison after prosecutors said he tricked people into paying as much as $70 million in unauthorized charges that were placed on phone bills nationwide.
- FTC announces settlement in payday lending scheme Updated: Jul-08-15 5:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Operators of a Kansas City-area based payday lending scheme would be banned from offering loans under a settlement that also would wipe away outstanding consumer debts.