How Data Theft Occurs In today’s digital world, the theft, copying or destruction of your databases, customer lists or trade secrets is often as simple as pushing a button.  We see this often when competitors hack into databases or use third parties posing as customers to exceed their limited license to access a business’s database.  …

#178544320 / gettyimages.com On June 12, 2014, the United States Supreme Court overturned a ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and allowed POM Wonderful LLC (‘POM”) to proceed in its deceptive labeling litigation against the Coca-Cola Company (“Coca-Cola”).  The lawsuit concerns Coca-Cola’s Minute Maid brand “pomegranate blueberry” drink that, despite the presence of…

#142635622 / gettyimages.com Best Buy Co., Inc. (“Best Buy”), one of the largest electronics retailers in the country, is the latest business forced to settle an action brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).  According to the settlement agreement reached with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), Best Buy has agreed to pay over…

All providers of telecommunications services (regardless of whether they are domestic or international carriers) that provide international outbound services to the general public from the United States to any foreign destination must obtain the prior approval of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) before offering or providing such services. Does My Company Require an FCC International…

On June 6, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered a Stipulated Order for Permanent Injunction and Civil Penalty Judgment (the “Order”) against Heritage Homes Group, Inc. and a number of related companies (“Heritage”) and in favor of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).  The FTC alleged in a complaint…

#109912549 / gettyimages.com Two major supplement marketers, I-Health, Inc. and Martek Biosciences Corporation (“Defendants”), have agreed to the terms of an administrative settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), which will bar them from making further unsubstantiated claims about the dietary and cognitive supplements they advertise and sell to consumers.  The settlement agreement with the…

On June 2, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a permanent injunction awarded to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) against multi-level marketer BurnLounge, Inc.  The injunction, issued by the district court in 2012, barred BournLounge from continuing its business operations.  The Court upheld the district court’s ruling that BurnLounge…

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently filed a complaint for permanent injunction and other equitable relief against multiple companies, including DebtPro123 LLC, and their officers, alleging that they engaged in a scheme aimed at defrauding consumers by marketing, promoting and/or selling purported debt relief services. Details of Debt Relief Scheme According to the Complaint, Defendants…

*** UPDATE***  This statute has gone into effect as of October 1, 2014. As we have detailed countless times on this blog, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), with some notable exceptions, allows individuals to file lawsuits (including class action lawsuits) to collect damages for having received unsolicited faxes, pre-recorded telephone calls and/or autodialed telephone…

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