Posts Tagged ‘Federal Trade Commission’

MBJ Editorial: If it sounds too good to be true, well, you know

As long as we pick up the phone or log onto a computer or empty our mailboxes, we have got to keep our guard up. Recently, the Mississippi Public Service Commission fined two companies — one in Arizona, the other in Florida — $15,000 each for violating Mississippi’s Do Not Call Law. That shield against […] [...]

FTC settles with Ticketmaster

by Wally Northway Published: February 21,2010

Tags: entertainment, false advertising, Federal Trade Commission

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it has settled charges that Ticketmaster and its affiliates used deceptive bait-and-switch tactics to sell event tickets to consumers. Ticketmaster has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who bought tickets for 14 Bruce Springsteen concerts in 2009 through its ticket resale web site TicketsNow, and to be […] [...]

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