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  • FTC asked to require Enterprise to fix recalled rental cars Thursday, August 12, 2010 � by jg

    New York Times: Two consumer safety groups have asked the Federal Trade Commission to order Enterprise Rent-A-Car not to rent cars with safety recalls until repairs are made. There is not now any restriction on renting vehicles under recall that have not been fixed.

  • Telescammers out two Bentleys and a Picasso Wednesday, March 31, 2010 � by jg

    Bloomberg: Two telemarketers have been hit with an $18.8 million penalty after duping consumers who thought they were contributing to charities serving police, firefighters and veterans.

  • Wait, my car warranty is about to expire? That’s what the phone call said Friday, March 26, 2010 � by jg

    Federal Trade Commission: The company that used millions of “robocall” telemarketing messages to fraudulently pitch extended auto warranties has agreed to a permanent ban from telemarketing.

  • Telemarketing subscription scam shut down Thursday, March 25, 2010 � by jg

    The Legal Intelligencer: Magazine Solutions Inc. engaged in a nationwide telemarketing scam that targeted young mothers with promises of valuable coupons when, in fact, they were luring them into buying unwanted magazine subscriptions.