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FTC Says ADT Settles Deceptive Reviews Charges

U.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.

03/11/2014

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Cyber Crooks Targeting Travelers’ Frequent Flyer Miles

Are you counting on using all those airline miles you’ve racked up on credit cards to keep down the cost of a vacation? Maybe not. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports on what experts say is the latest twist in identity theft scams – thieves who’ve found ways to steal your miles.

CBS 2–05/09/2012

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Pay-By-Phone Apps Are Convenient, But Are They Safe?

The FTC wants to weigh the pros and cons of mobile app technology to consumers. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.

04/09/2012

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FTC Cracking Down On Caller ID Spoofing

We’ve all been there. The phone rings during dinner or when you’re putting the kids to bed and it’s a telemarketer. The National Do Not Call Registry was put in place to stop these calls, but some telemarketers are finding a way to get around the law and get you on the phone.

CBS 2–10/26/2011

The manufacturers of a popular caffeinated alcohol drink announced on Nov. 16, 2010, that they will remove the caffeine from its controversial products -- just before the FDA reveals its intention to ban the Four Loko beverage. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four Loko Agrees To Change Labeling

The Chicago-based makers of the alcoholic drink Four Loko have agreed to change its labeling and packaging to inform consumers about how much alcohol they’re consuming if they drink an entire can of the product.

10/03/2011