Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Fraud through the phones...

Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center Blog Updates from the Federal Trade Commission

By Lesley Fair

Spoiler alert: If the villains in a thriller appear to be vanquished with 20 minutes left in the movie, you can bet they’ll make a dramatic reappearance. A case filed by the FTC targets a B2B tactic that small businesses started seeing years ago, but – to quote Poltergeist II – “They’re ba-ack.” And the defendants in the sequel have added what the FTC says is a bogus imposter angle.

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