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  • FTC returns $1.79 million to AmeriDebt victims

    Sept. 18, 2014—Federal Trade Commission will mail refund checks to consumers who were defrauded by the organizers of a debt-management program who promised to teach consumers how to handle their credit and finances.

  • Children’s cold medication harnesses the taste of cocoa

    Sept. 17, 2014—Any parent who has nursed a sick child back to health knows that it can be difficult to convince the child to take a medication, but Infirst Healthcare USA introduced a way to sweeten the serum.

  • FTC: TinyCo, Yelp collected children’s data through apps

    Sept. 17, 2014—Mobile-application developer TinyCo and customer-review website Yelp today agreed to settle separate charges by Federal Trade Commission that they collected children’s information improperly.

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