Tag Archives: Federal Trade Commission

FTC: Rental info providers may be subject to FCRA

WASHINGTON – Data brokers who provide online information to landlords about tenants’ rental histories may be subject to the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Federal Trade Commission has warned. In letters issued to the operators of six ...

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FTC touts actions against abusive debt collectors

Over the past 12 months, the Federal Trade Commission has brought or resolved cases against four debt collectors that allegedly used deceptive or abusive tactics to intimidate consumers, according to a new report by the agency.

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CFPB, FTC join to target deceptive mortgage ads

WASHINGTON – Two federal agencies have joined together to beef up investigations and enforcement actions against companies who engage in fraudulent advertising under the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule and the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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