Federal Trade Commission

What the Tech? FTC Warns of Scam Involving COVID-19 Vaccine Surveys

As further proof that cyber-criminals will stop at nothing to scam you, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about emails offering rewards for information about the COVID-19 vaccine. The emails offer rewards or prizes for participating in a survey that’s supposed to take a few minutes to complete. “Right now, we are offering a rewards program for adults who…

Feds Settle Used Car Safety Complaints with GM and Two Dealers

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors and two dealer groups have settled complaints from the Federal Trade Commission that they touted the safety of used cars in advertising yet sold the cars without making recall repairs. The agency says Jim Koons Management, Lithia Motors and GM were named in administrative complaints. Under the deal, the companies can’t claim that used vehicles…