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Frontier Settles Over Allegedly Delivering Slow Internet Service to California Customers

The FTC and the DAs of two California counties have reached a settlement to resolve allegations that internet service provider Frontier Communications Corporation and related entities (“Frontier”) violated the California Unfair Competition Law and the California False Advertising Law by misrepresenting internet speeds and failing to deliver promised high-speed internet to California customers. As previously…

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AGs Nationwide Settle With Intuit Over Purported TurboTax Consumer Protection Violations

The AGs of all 50 states and DC announced a settlement with software company Intuit Inc., which provides the popular TurboTax tax preparation software to consumers throughout the country, that resolves allegations that the company’s marketing practices violated various state consumer protection laws. The settlement resolves a multi-state investigation into allegations—all expressly denied by Intuit in…

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AG Healey Settles With Housing Software Companies over Alleged Discrimination

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey has settled with two software companies, Buildium LLC and Tenant Turner, Inc., to resolve allegations that the two companies sold tenant-screening software for landlords marketed as “fair housing-compliant” when, in fact, the software facilitated discrimination against certain prospective tenants. In the Assurances of Discontinuance, it was alleged that the software companies’…

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FTC Fines Warrior Trading for Misleading Day-Trading Customers

The FTC reached a settlement with online day-trading companies Warrior Trading, Inc. and Warrior Operating, Inc., and the company’s owner and operator (collectively “Warrior”) to resolve allegations that Warrior misled customers concerning the profitability, risk, and earnings potential of Warrior’s day-trading strategies and related goods and services, including courses, workshops, programs, and tools.

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28 AGs Call on GoFundMe for Changes in Terms of Service

New Mexico AG Hector Balderas, Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, and Louisiana AG Jeff Landry led a coalition of 28 AGs that sent a letter calling on the online crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to make improvements in the clarity and disclosure of the site’s Terms of Service for consumers who use the platform. The AGs alleged that…

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