Tag: florida deceptive and unfair trade practices act

Ashley Moody, FTC Want to Shut Down COVID-19 Relief Scam Targeting Small Businesses

At the end of last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced they are taking legal action to shut down a COVID-19 relief scam that targeted small businesses. In...

Ashley Moody, FTC Shut Down Telemarketing Scam Targeting Credit Card Holders

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced this week that they secured court orders permanently banning the operators of an alleged credit-card-interest-rate-reduction scam from working in the debt-relief industry. The...

Ashley Moody Launches Operation Income Illusion to Crackdown on Financial Independence Scams

The impact of these scams has intensified this year as scammers take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and financial crisis to exploit jobseekers. Moody is joined by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other federal, state and local law enforcement partners in Operation Income Illusion.

Ashley Moody and FTC Obtain Temporary Ban of Accused Scam Credit Card Interest Rate...

The court’s order temporarily halts the operation, freezes its assets and appoints a temporary receiver over the business.

Ashley Moody Announces Multimillion-Dollar Agreement with Statewide Oncology Practice

The proposed consent decree with Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, LLC follows a civil antitrust investigation into whether the health care provider entered into illegal agreements with competitors that allocated geographic or product markets in violation of the Florida Antitrust Act and the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Ashley Moody Ramps Up Florida’s Efforts Against Tech Support Scams

Moody announced the Consumer Protection Division “took action in three separate cases to shutdown tech support scams operating in Florida—with the latest court action filed today during National Consumer Protection Week.”