Legal Resources

"Congratulations, You’re a Winner!": Lottery, Prize, and Sweepstakes Scams and the Role of Money Transfer Services

May 2, 2011

A public workshop to examine strategies for protecting consumers from lottery, prize, and sweepstakes scams, and other forms of fraud that use money transfers as the method of payment.

Ad It Up! Kids in a Commercial World

March 12, 2009

Forum that gathered input for the FTC’s education program on advertising literacy, focusing on what children experience in the commercial world, what they understand about their experiences, and what consumer education efforts will help kids navigate in this world.

Advertising and Marketing Long-Distance Services

November 4, 1999

Forum to address the advertising and marketing of long-distance services, including dial-around services—often called "10-10" numbers—and to discuss recent trends in how these long-distance services are advertised and what principles should guide industry advertising.

Alternatel

February 10, 2009

American Telecom Services

April 17, 2009

Beyond Voice: Mapping the Mobile Marketplace

May 6, 2008

Town Hall exploring the evolving mobile commerce (Mcommerce) marketplace and its implications for consumer protection policy. This meeting built on a 2006 hearing which examined technological and business developments expected to shape consumers' experiences over the next ten years.

Beyond Voice: Mapping the Mobile Marketplace Report

April 1, 2009

Report from May 2008 town hall meeting about issues arising in the mobile commerce marketplace.

Billion Auto, Inc.

March 14, 2012

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.