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Operator of Businesses that Scammed Prisoners and Their Families Permanently Banned from Magazine Sales in Settlement with FTC and Florida Attorney General

The owner and operator of Inmate Magazine Service, a company that scammed prisoners and their families by charging them for magazine subscriptions that either showed up late or not at all, will be permanently banned from selling or marketing magazine subscriptions.

Under the terms of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Office of Attorney General, Roy Snowden, who owned and operated a number of businesses that operated as Inmate Magazine Service, will also be required to surrender the contents of multiple bank accounts.

The FTC and Florida’s complaint against Snowden and his companies alleged that they marketed magazine subscriptions to consumers serving prison sentences, as well as their families, offering to send the magazines to the prisoners while they were incarcerated and promising the magazines would arrive within 120 days.

In many cases, the magazines never arrived or were delivered far later than promised, with no notification to the consumers about delayed shipment or the chance to cancel their orders as required by the FTC’s Mail, Internet, or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule. The complaint also alleged that consumers were almost never able to contact the company to request refunds or status updates on orders.

“The FTC is committed to halting consumer abuses against incarcerated individuals and their families,” said Samuel Levine, Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection. “Like all Americans, incarcerated individuals and their families deserve to get what they paid for, and get it when it was promised.”

The settlement includes a monetary judgment of $2.2 million, which is partially suspended based on an inability to pay, with Snowden required to turn over the contents of nine different bank accounts used for the scheme. Should Snowden be found to have misrepresented his financial status, the full amount of the judgment would immediately become payable.

In addition, the settlement prohibits Snowden from any further violations of the Mail, Internet, or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule.

The Commission vote approving the stipulated final order was 5-0. The FTC and Florida filed the proposed order in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

NOTE: Stipulated final orders have the force of law when approved and signed by the District Court judge.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition and to protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357). For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blogs.

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Contact For Consumers:

Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2656

Staff Contact:
Margaret Burgess
FTC Southeast Region
404-656-1353

Bogus Debt Collectors Permanently Banned from Collections in FTC Settlement

Defendants posed as police, attorneys to threaten consumers over fake debts

An Atlanta-based debt collection company and its owners will be permanently banned from the debt collection industry under the terms of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

In its complaint against Critical Resolution Mediation, LLC, along with Brian Charles McKenzie and Tracy Dottrice Warren, the FTC alleged that the defendants and their agents threatened consumers with arrest and imprisonment and tried to collect debts that consumers did not actually owe.

The FTC’s complaint alleged that Critical Resolution’s collectors regularly posed as law enforcement officers, attorneys, mediators, or process servers, lending credence to their threats about supposed unpaid debts. In many cases, the defendants were attempting to collect on so-called “phantom” debt—debts that either were never owed—or debts that were no longer owed.

In addition to banning all of the defendants from the debt collection industry, the settlement also prohibits the defendants from misrepresenting whether they are attorneys or affiliated with a law firm or whether a consumer owes a debt of any kind. They are also prohibited from making any misleading claims while selling a product or service.

The settlement also requires the defendants to destroy all consumer information they have within 30 days and prevents them from profiting in any way from that information.

The defendants are required to pay more than $266,000 to the Commission as part of the settlement. The total monetary judgment of more than $3 million is partially suspended upon that payment due to the defendants’ inability to pay. If the defendants are found to have misrepresented their financial condition, then the full amount of the judgment will be immediately due.

The Commission vote approving the stipulated permanent injunction and monetary judgment was 5-0. The FTC filed the proposed order in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

NOTE: Stipulated final orders or injunctions have the force of law when approved and signed by the District Court judge.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition and to protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357). For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blogs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact For Consumers:

Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2656

Staff Contact:
Hans Clausen
FTC Southeast Region
404-656-1361

FTC Requests Public Comment on DTE Energy Company’s Application to Modify Final Order Settling Competition Concerns Related to Natural Gas Joint Venture

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on a petition by DTE Energy Company to reopen and modify the FTC’s 2019 order, which remedied the agency’s concerns that NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC, a natural gas joint venture formerly between DTE Energy Company and Enbridge Inc., would likely harm competition to provide natural gas pipeline transportation in a three-county area of Ohio.

The FTC’s complaint alleged that Nexus’s purchase of Generation Pipeline LLC from North Coast Gas Transmission LLC and several other owners was anticompetitive due to a non-compete clause that kept North Coast from competing to provide natural gas pipeline transportation, for three years after the acquisition closes, in parts of the Ohio counties of Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood. The final order required the parties to remove the non-compete clause from the sales agreement and prohibited Nexus, DTE, and Enbridge from participating in any agreement that restricts competition with another provider of natural gas pipeline transportation in Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood counties.

On July 1, 2021, DTE spun off its non-utility natural gas pipeline, storage, and gathering business to a separate corporate entity, DT Midstream, Inc. As a result of that transaction, DTE exited the three-county area addressed by the FTC order and no longer holds any interest in Nexus or any natural gas pipeline transportation business in the area at issue. Accordingly, DTE requests that it be released from the order. The petition states that DT Midstream has certified its agreement to become a party to the FTC order and comply with all of its obligations.

The FTC will publish DTE’s application in the Federal Register shortly. Instructions for filing comments appear in the published notice. Comments must be received 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Once processed, they will be posted on Regulations.gov. After the comment period closes, the Commission will vote on whether to approve the application.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about how competition benefits consumers or file an antitrust complaint.  For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blog.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-3707

Staff Contact:
Aylin M. Skroejer
Bureau of Competition
202-326-2459

FTC Testifies before the Senate Special Committee on Aging About the Agency’s Work to Halt Practices that Prey on Older Americans

Bad actors who prey on older Americans should be stopped in their tracks, and today, the Federal Trade Commission is testifying before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on our work to protect older adults and ensure that these predators face consequences.

Testifying on behalf of the Commission, the Director of the FTC’s Division of Marketing Practices, Lois C. Greisman, said that during 2020 older consumers filed 334,411 fraud reports in the Consumer Sentinel database, with reported losses of more than $600 million. Because the vast majority of frauds are not reported to the government, these numbers represent only a fraction of the older adults harmed by fraud.

Romance scams; prize, sweepstakes and lottery scams; and business impersonator scams caused the highest aggregate reported losses to older adults, according to the testimony. Older adults submitted over 26,518 fraud reports related to COVID-19 in 2020 with $104 million in reported losses.

The testimony reiterated the FTC’s call to restore its ability to recover money from those that violate the law, which it has used in the past to provide refunds to people harmed by deceptive, unfair, or anticompetitive conduct. A Supreme Court decision earlier this year, in the case AMG Capital Management LLC v. FTC, has impeded the Commission’s ability obtain monetary relief from violators. The testimony noted that restoring the ability to obtain monetary relief is critical to fully protect older Americans.

The FTC has brought actions halting a variety of scams, including those identified through the agency’s data analysis as scams harming older adults, such as impersonation and romance scams, the testimony notes. In the past year the FTC brought at least thirteen new law enforcement actions that had a notable impact on older adults.

Through the years the Commission also has sued providers who facilitate or play a role in such schemes, such as Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) providers that facilitate illegal calls and wire transfer providers, according to the testimony.

The FTC also conducts an ongoing fraud prevention education campaign for older adults called Pass It On, which supplies them with resources to read and pass on to family and friends, the testimony notes. Since the campaign began in 2014, the agency has distributed 15.6 million Pass It On items, including more than 920,000 items in Fiscal Year 2021. To share its consumer education messages and inform the public, the agency collaborates with many organizations across the country.

The Commission vote to approve the testimony was 5-0.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition and to protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357). For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blogs.

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202-468-7684

FTC Sends Nearly $5 Million in Refunds to People who Lost Money to Cramming Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission is sending refund checks totaling nearly $5 million to people who lost money to a cramming scheme that added charges to their home phone bills without their permission.

The refunds stem from money the FTC collected from a group of defendants who admitted that they violated a 1999 FTC settlement order that prohibited them from unauthorized billing. For years, the defendants, Billing Services Group (BSG), operated as a phone billing aggregator, passing charges from third parties to telephone companies so that those charges could be placed on consumers’ landline telephone bills. The defendants admitted that they did not vet the charges before processing them and did not investigate consumer complaints about unauthorized charges.

Explore Data with the FTC: Learn more about FTC refunds to consumersThe FTC will be sending 86,752 checks averaging about $56 each. People who receive checks should deposit or cash them within 90 days, as indicated on the check. Recipients who have questions about their checks can call the refund administrator, Epiq, at 800-591-4238. The FTC never requires people to pay money or provide account information to cash a refund check.

The FTC’s interactive dashboards for refund data provide a state-by-state breakdown of FTC refunds. In 2020, FTC actions led to more than $483 million in refunds to consumers across the country, but recently the United States Supreme Court ruled the FTC lacks authority under Section 13(b) to seek monetary relief in federal court going forward. The Commission has urged Congress to restore the FTC’s ability to get money back for consumers.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition and to protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357). For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blogs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact For Consumers:
Epiq
Refund Administrator
1-800-591-4238

Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2924

Seven Remaining Defendants in Massive Grand Bahama Cruise Line Operation Banned from Making Telemarketing Robocalls; Principals will Pay $100,000 in Civil Penalties

Two individuals who worked with Florida-based Grand Bahama Cruise Line LLC (GBCL) and others in making millions of illegal robocalls to consumers settled a Federal Trade Commission complaint and are permanently banned from making telemarketing robocalls.

The defendants, Johnathan Blake Curtis and Anthony DiGiacomo, who controlled four corporations involved in the massive operation, also will each pay a $50,000 civil penalty to the U.S. Treasury. The proposed order settling the FTC’s complaint resolves the agency’s charges against the final group of GBCL defendants.

According to the FTC’s complaint, the defendants involved in the GBCL operation made or facilitated millions of illegal calls to consumers nationwide, pitching free cruise vacations between Florida and the Bahamas. Starting in 2013, the defendants operated their own in-house call center, employing telemarketers to call consumers.

The FTC alleged that, through 2017, the GBCL operation also hired outside call centers, including several other defendants, which marketed the cruise vacation packages. GBCL’s telemarketing operation allegedly bought call lists from lead generators that conducted illegal survey robocalls to identify potential customers.

Explore Data with the FTC: Learn more about Do Not Call robocall complaintsIn addition to delivering millions of illegal robocalls through 2018, the defendants failed to scrub their lists against the agency’s Do Not Call (DNC) Registry, and called phone numbers on the Registry, the FTC alleged. The defendants also illegally called consumers who asked not to be called, and transmitted false caller ID information, in violation of the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR).

The proposed settlement order announced today resolves the FTC’s charges against the remaining defendants in this case: 1) Johnathan Blake Curtis; 2) Anthony DiGiacomo; 3) Grand Bahama Cruise Line, LLC; 4) Ultimate Vacation Group, also doing business as (d/b/a) Royal Bahamas Cruise Line, LLC; 5) Tropical Accommodations, LLC, also d/b/a Grand Celebration Cruise Line; 6) VSC, LLC; and 7) Florida V.S.C. Inc.

Under the proposed order, the defendants are permanently banned from engaging in, or assisting others in engaging in, making robocalls to consumers. The order also bars them from: abusive telemarketing, including calling phone numbers on the FTC’s Do Not Call Registry (unless they have previously obtained express consent in writing from a consumer to call them or met other specific conditions), blocking or misrepresenting Caller ID information, and violating the TSR.

Finally, the order imposes a $6.4 million civil penalty jointly and severally against the individual and corporate defendants, which will be partially suspended once Curtis and DiGiacomo both pay $50,000 to the U.S. Treasury.

The Commission vote approving the complaint and proposed final order was 5-0. The FTC filed the complaint and proposed orders in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division. In January 2020, the FTC announced that four other defendants in this case, Christopher A. Cotroneo, call center Cabb Group, LLC, and Christina and Robert J. Peterson II, agreed to orders settling the Commission’s claims against them.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition and to protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357). For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blogs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2161

Staff Contact:
Christopher E. Brown
Bureau of Consumer Protection
202-326-2825

New Dialing Instructions for Public Access in the Illumina/GRAIL Administrative Trial

Beginning on Monday September 20, there are new dialing instructions for members of the public seeking access to the Administrative Trial in the FTC Matter of Illumina/GRAIL, Docket No. 9401. The public can access the proceeding via telephone conference, as follows:

(US-Toll-Free): +1 646 876 9923

Meeting ID: 985 3069 1077

Additional Phone Numbers:

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Callers who experience any technical difficulties should contact the Office of Public Affairs at the contact phone number below.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about how competition benefits consumers or file an antitrust complaint.  For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blog.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-3707

Staff Contact:
April Tabor
Secretary, Federal Trade Commission
202-326-3310

FTC Staff Presents Report on Nearly a Decade of Unreported Acquisitions by the Biggest Technology Companies

Report analyzes acquisitions by Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft

At an open Commission meeting today, the Federal Trade Commission staff presented findings from its inquiry into past acquisitions by the largest technology platforms’ that did not require reporting to antitrust authorities at the FTC and the Department of Justice.  

Launched in February 2020, the inquiry analyzed the terms, scope, structure, and purpose of these exempted transactions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act and the Commission’s reporting requirements by Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook, Inc., and Microsoft Corp. between Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2019. These companies comprise the top five U.S. companies by market capitalization.

Under the HSR Act, the FTC and the Department of Justice review most proposed transactions that affect commerce in the United States and are valued over a prescribed size threshold. Either agency can take legal action to block deals “in any line of commerce” that it believes may “lessen competition, or to tend to create a monopoly.”

“While the Commission’s enforcement actions have already focused on how digital platforms can buy their way out of competing, this study highlights the systemic nature of their acquisition strategies,” said Chair Lina M. Khan. “It captures the extent to which these firms have devoted tremendous resources to acquiring start-ups, patent portfolios, and entire teams of technologists—and how they were able to do so largely outside of our purview.”

The technology platform inquiry focused on 616 transactions (that exclude hiring events and patent acquisitions) valued at or above $1 million. Among the key findings:

  • Of the 616 transactions, 94 exceeded the HSR Size of Transaction threshold. (Although most transactions that exceed the size threshold must be reported, in some instances parties may not need to file if certain other criteria are met or statutory or regulatory exemptions apply.)
  • In 36 percent of the transactions, the acquirer assumed some amount of debt or liabilities. When added to the purchase price of the target, such debts and liabilities would have tipped the purchase amount of three transactions above the HSR Size of Transaction threshold. That is, three more transactions would have been added to the 94 transactions already above the HSR Size of Transaction threshold.
  • More than 79 percent of transactions used deferred or contingent compensation to founders and key employees, with relatively small variation across the five respondents. Higher value transactions were more likely to use deferred or contingent compensation. Of the transactions reported, nine additional transactions would have exceeded the HSR Size of Transaction threshold (i.e., in addition to the 94 transactions already above the HSR Size of Transaction threshold) at the time of their consummation when adding the deferred or contingent compensation to their purchase price.
  • More than 75 percent of transactions included non-compete clauses for founders and key employees of the acquired entities, with little variation in the percentage of transactions that had non-compete clauses across the five respondents. Higher value transactions were more likely to use non-compete clauses.
  • The number of transactions in each of five transaction size ranges – starting at between $1 million and $5 million and ending at between $50 million and the Hart-Scott-Rodino Size-of-Transaction threshold – fluctuated but generally trended up over the 2010 to 2019 time period. Of the 616 transactions, 65 percent were between $1 million and $25 million.
  • Asset and control transactions, including voting security control and non-corporate interest control transactions, were the most common in each transaction range. For transactions exceeding $5 million, the majority were control transactions. Moreover, higher-value transactions were more likely to be control acquisitions.
  • The majority of transactions in each transaction range were for domestic firms, with roughly two thirds of the entities acquired in each transaction range being domestic.
  • At least 39.3 percent of the transactions in which the target company’s age was available involved firms that, as of the time of the consummation of the transaction, were less than five years old.
  • In more than half the transactions for which the respondents provided the number of the target company’s full-time non-sales employees, the number was between one and 10. Employee counts correlate positively with the size of the transaction.
  • The total number of transactions per calendar year across the five respondents ranged from 43 at its lowest per calendar year (in 2012) to 79 at its highest (in 2014), and remained relatively higher in 2015-2019 (ranging from 63 to 74 transactions) than in 2010-2013 (ranging from 43 to 63 transactions).

To conduct this inquiry, the Commission issued Special Orders to these companies, requiring them to provide information about prior acquisitions not reported to the antitrust agencies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. These orders were issued under Section 6(b) of the FTC Act, which authorizes the Commission to conduct wide-ranging studies that do not have a specific law enforcement purpose.

The Commission voted 5-0 to make the report public. Chair Khan and Commissioners Rohit Chopra and Rebecca Kelly Slaughter each issued separate statements.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about how competition benefits consumers or file an antitrust complaint.  For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blog.

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Office of Public Affairs
202-326-3707

Staff Contact:
Sarah D. Mackey
Office of Policy Planning
202-326-3254

FTC Opens Rulemaking Petition Process, Promoting Public Participation and Accountability

Changes to FTC Rules of Practice reflect commitment to public access to vital agency processes

At an open Commission meeting today, the Federal Trade Commission voted to make significant changes to enhance public participation the agency’s rulemaking, a significant step to increase public participation and accountability around the work of the FTC.

The Commission approved a series of changes to the FTC’s Rules of Practice designed to make it easier for members of the public to petition the agency for new rules or changes to existing rules that are administered by the FTC. The changes are a key part of the work of opening the FTC’s regulatory processes to public input and scrutiny. This is a departure from the previous practice, under which the Commission had no obligation to respond to or otherwise address petitions for agency action.

“Guarding against insularity is a constant challenge for virtually all federal agencies, and ensuring that the FTC is accessible even to those who lack well-heeled counsel or personal connections is essential to our institutional credibility,” said Chair Lina M. Khan. “Congress granted the FTC the power to issue rules, equipping us with a vital tool to protect the public from harmful business practices. Interested members of the public will be able to petition the FTC to invoke its rulemaking and other authorities to advance its mission.” 

The updates to the Rules of Practice make a number of changes designed to clarify the process of submitting petitions to the FTC while also adding more opportunities for public input and accountability in the Commission’s response to the petitions it receives.

Among the changes are:

  • More clarity for those seeking to file petitions related to rulemaking with regard to information that is required with submissions, as well as guidance on the data that can be helpful to the Commission in evaluation petitions.
  • A new requirement that the Commission publish all petitions for rulemaking that it receives in the Federal Register and solicit public comment about those petitions.
  • A new requirement that the Commission provide petitioners with a specific point of contact in the agency, and that the Commission provide a response to petitioners on its decision to either act on or deny the petition.

In addition to formal rulemaking, the new changes will also apply to requests by certain parties for special exemption from FTC rules, as well as petitions related to industry guidance issued by the Commission.

The Commission vote to approve the changes to the Rules of Practice and other related rules and to publish the changes in the Federal Register was 4-1, with Commissioner Christine S. Wilson voting no. Chair Khan issued a separate statement. Commissioner Rohit Chopra also issued a separate statement.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357). For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blogs.

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Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2656

Federal Trade Commission Withdraws Vertical Merger Guidelines and Commentary

2020 guidance withdrawn to prevent industry and judicial reliance on unsound economic theories; FTC to work with DOJ to update merger guidance

The Federal Trade Commission voted to withdraw its approval of the Vertical Merger Guidelines, issued jointly with the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the FTC’s Vertical Merger Commentary. The guidance documents, which were published in 2020, include unsound economic theories that are unsupported by the law or market realities. The FTC is withdrawing its approval in order to prevent industry or judicial reliance on a flawed approach. In voting to withdraw, the FTC reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with the DOJ to review and update the agencies’ merger guidance.

The withdrawn Vertical Merger Guidelines set out analytical techniques and enforcement policies for non-horizontal mergers, while the associated commentary had summarized a selection of prior investigations that largely utilized that framework. The guidelines noted several ways vertical mergers can harm competition, which the statement by the FTC majority recognizes provided valuable analysis.

The statement by the FTC majority, however, notes that the 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines had improperly contravened the Clayton Act’s language with its approach to efficiencies, which are not recognized by the statute as a defense to an unlawful merger. The majority statement explains that the guidelines adopted a particularly flawed economic theory regarding purported pro-competitive benefits of mergers, despite having no basis of support in the law or market reality. The majority noted that because the Vertical Merger Guidelines were adopted in 2020, they had yet to have a significant impact and that acting swiftly was paramount to preventing judicial reliance on this flawed discussion.

Going forward, the FTC will work with the DOJ to update merger guidance to better-reflect market realities. The FTC majority statement lays out several areas for consideration in that review.  First, the FTC intends to explore ways to provide clear guidance on the characteristics of transactions that are likely unlawful. Second, the FTC will look at ways to provide guidance on ineffective remedies, based on an evaluation of past remedy practices and any evidence that past remedies may not have fully restored competition. Finally, the agency will look to expand on the harms identified in the 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines to consider various features of modern firms, including in digital markets, and impacts of mergers on labor markets. 

The Commission vote to rescind the policy statement was 3-2, with the majority issuing a separate statement and Commissioners Noah Joshua Phillips and Christine S. Wilson issuing a separate dissenting statement.

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about how competition benefits consumers or file an antitrust complaint.  For the latest news and resources, follow the FTC on social media, subscribe to press releases and read our blog.

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Office of Public Affairs
202-468-7684

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