CFG Blog http://consumer.ftc.gov/ en <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/lawsuit-charges-grant-writing-services-firm-bilked-minority-owned-businesses" hreflang="en">Lawsuit charges that grant-writing services firm bilked minority-owned businesses</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/lawsuit-charges-grant-writing-services-firm-bilked-minority-owned-businesses%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <p><span><span><span></span></span></span></p> Mon, 27 Jun 2022 07:50:00 -0400 Seena Gressin http://consumer.ftc.gov/79236 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/share-your-experiences-help-ftc-address-deceptive-car-pricing-and-sales" hreflang="en">Share your experiences to help the FTC address deceptive car pricing and sales </a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/share-your-experiences-help-ftc-address-deceptive-car-pricing-and-sales%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <p><span><span><span>Over the past ten years, the FTC has brought more than <a href="https://www.ftc.gov/legal-library/browse/cases-proceedings?sort_by=search_api_relevance&amp;items_per_page=20&amp;search=&amp;field_competition_topics=All&amp;field_consumer_protection_topics=All&amp;field_federal_court=All&amp;field_industry=1382&amp;field_case_status=All&amp;field_enforcement_type=All&amp;search_matter_number=&amp;search_civil_action_number=&amp;start_date=&amp;end_date=">50 auto-related law e</a></span></span></span></p> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 08:32:33 -0400 Colleen Tressler http://consumer.ftc.gov/79285 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/job-hunting-look-out-phony-job-postings" hreflang="en">Job hunting? Look out for phony job postings</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/job-hunting-look-out-phony-job-postings%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <article class="align-center media media--type-image media--view-mode-default"><div class="media__content"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label usa-sr-only">Image</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/consumer_ftc_gov/images/22075_Job%20scams_En-01-01.png"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/sc&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></a></div></div></div></div></article> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 01:13:54 -0400 Gema de las Heras http://consumer.ftc.gov/79254 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/spot-extortion-scams-lgbtq-dating-apps" hreflang="en">Spot extortion scams on LGBTQ+ dating apps</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/spot-extortion-scams-lgbtq-dating-apps%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> Wed, 22 Jun 2022 01:10:39 -0400 Jim Kreidler http://consumer.ftc.gov/79239 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/military-consumer-month-2022" hreflang="en">Military Consumer Month 2022</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/military-consumer-month-2022%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <p><img src="image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAABLAAAAJ2CAIAAADAIuwLAAAACXBIWXMAAB7CAAAewgFu0HU+AAAE7mlUWHRYTUw6Y29tLmFkb2JlLnhtcAAAAAAAPD94cGFja2V0IGJlZ2luPSLvu78iIGlkPSJXNU0wTXBDZWhpSHpyZVN6TlRjemtjOWQiPz4gPHg6eG1wbWV0YSB4bWxuczp4PSJhZG9iZTpuczptZXRhLyIgeDp4bXB0az0iQWRvYmUgWE1QIENvcmUgNy4xLWMwMDAgNzkuOWNjYzRkZSwgMjAyMi8wMy8xNC0xMToyNjoxOSAgICAgICAgIj4gPHJkZjpSREYgeG1sbnM6cmRmPSJodHRwOi8vd3d3LnczLm9yZy8xOTk5LzAyLzIyLXJkZi1zeW50YXgtbnMjIj4gPHJkZjpEZXNjcmlwdGlvbiByZGY6YWJvdXQ9IiIgeG1sb&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></p> Mon, 27 Jun 2022 02:00:00 -0400 Carol A. Kando-Pineda http://consumer.ftc.gov/79232 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/credit-discrimination-illegal" hreflang="en">Credit discrimination is illegal</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/credit-discrimination-illegal%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <p><img src="image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAABLAAAAJ2CAIAAADAIuwLAAAACXBIWXMAAAsSAAALEgHS3X78AAAgAElEQVR4nOzdC1hTV7428E3tdyRNMBK/wyXRWElotZogHaFVCfaMaFG0gJ2RY/DSqXO0CI7TaW1B7fR0vEBrO60jF7Vjp6Kkxc4IqCAizikkXgqOaILVSsASm0CYj2AgafCMyvck28YYQkhCgGDe39OnD8adnbU3OybvXmv9l8/NH/9FAAAAAAAAgPd5DL9zAAAAAAAA74RACAAAAAAA4KUQCAEAAAAAALwUAiEAAAAAAICXQiAEAAAAAADwUgiEAAAAAAAAXgqBEAAAAAAAwEshEAIAAAAAAHgpBEIAAAAAAAAvhUAIAAAAAADgpRAIAQAAAAAAvBQCIQAAAAAAgJdCIAQAAAAAAPBSCIQAAAAAAABeCoEQAAAAAADASyEQAgAAA&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></p> Wed, 15 Jun 2022 01:15:52 -0400 Carol Kando-Pineda http://consumer.ftc.gov/79158 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/cryptocurrency-scams-and-lgbtq-community" hreflang="en">Cryptocurrency scams and the LGBTQ+ community</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/cryptocurrency-scams-and-lgbtq-community%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <p class="x"><span><span><span><span><span><span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> Wed, 08 Jun 2022 01:30:45 -0400 Cristina Miranda http://consumer.ftc.gov/79154 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/protect-your-medicare-number-your-other-info-and-your-money" hreflang="en">Protect your Medicare number, your other info, and your money</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/protect-your-medicare-number-your-other-info-and-your-money%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <article class="align-center media media--type-image media--view-mode-default"><div class="media__content"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label usa-sr-only">Image</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/consumer_ftc_gov/images/22063_Medicare%20fraud%20prevention%20week_%20En.jpg"><img src="/sites/d&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></a></div></div></div></div></article> Mon, 06 Jun 2022 04:37:17 -0400 Bridget Small http://consumer.ftc.gov/79131 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/spotting-ftcs-most-reported-crypto-scams" hreflang="en">Spotting the FTC’s most reported crypto scams</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/spotting-ftcs-most-reported-crypto-scams%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <article class="align-center media media--type-image media--view-mode-default"><div class="media__content"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label usa-sr-only">Image</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/consumer_ftc_gov/images/CryptoSpotlight-1200x630.png"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/scal&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></a></div></div></div></div></article> Fri, 03 Jun 2022 03:00:00 -0400 Andrew Rayo http://consumer.ftc.gov/79123 <a href="http://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/scammers-pretend-be-us-customs-and-border-protection" hreflang="en">Scammers pretend to be U.S. Customs and Border Protection</a> http://consumer.ftc.gov/%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A//consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/scammers-pretend-be-us-customs-and-border-protection%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3Eview%3C/a%3E <article class="align-center media media--type-image media--view-mode-lg"><div class="media__content"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label usa-sr-only">Image</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/scaled_lg/public/consumer_ftc_gov/images/Customs%20and%20Border%20Protection_1200x630_EN.png?itok=yrqJvLVX" width="9&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></div></div></div></div></article> Thu, 02 Jun 2022 05:00:43 -0400 Kira Krown http://consumer.ftc.gov/79111