Legal Resources

College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act - 2007 Report

May 5, 2008

Report to Congress from the Department of Justice, Department of Education, and the FTC to provide an update of their activities to combat financial aid fraud and an assessment of the nature and quantity of financial aid fraud during the previous year.

Columbia House Company

July 15, 2005

Commerce Planet

November 19, 2009

Commerical Weight Loss Products and Programs: What Consumers Gain to Lose

October 16, 1997

Conference on the rise of obesity in the U.S. and money spent on health care and weight loss products. Discussion focused on understanding the problem and exploring ways to improve the information consumers receive about the nature of obesity and weight loss products and programs.

Consumer Fraud in the United States: An FTC Survey

August 5, 2004

Report about 2003 survey of fraud in the United States showing that nearly 25 million adults – 11.2 percent of the adult population – were victims of fraud.

Consumer Fraud in the United States: The Second FTC Survey

October 29, 2007

Report about 2005 survey of fraud in the United States showing that 30.2 million adults – 13.5 percent of the adult population – were victims of fraud.

Consumer Protection and the Global Information Infrastructure

April 10, 1995

Workshop to bring consumers and businesses together to address consumer privacy issues posed by the online marketplace.

Consumer Protection in the Global Electronic Marketplace: Looking Ahead

June 6, 2000

Report from workshop to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on how government, industry, and consumers can work together to meet the challenge of encouraging the development of a global marketplace that offers safety, transparency, and legal certainty.

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book (2010)

March 8, 2011

Report analyzing consumer complaints received by the FTC in 2010, including a list of the Top 10 Consumer Complaints and complaint data by state and metropolitan area

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book (2011)

February 28, 2012

Report listing the top consumer complaints received by the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Database in 2011

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book (2012)

February 26, 2013

Report analyzing consumer complaints received by the FTC in 2012, including a list of the Top 10 Consumer Complaints and complaint data by state and metropolitan area

Contact Lens Heaven

December 11, 2008