Keyword: Federal Trade Commission

Hobbs 'concerned' for Kroger-Albertsons merger

PHOENIX — Gov. Katie Hobbs said Wednesday she is “concerned” about some of the effects on Arizona of a proposed merger of the state’s two largest grocery chains.

Smyth: Big business customer disservice?

The Federal Trade Commission is considering a new rule requiring companies to offer an easy click-to-cancel option for subscriptions.

New scams target the Sun Cities

Scams come in many different forms and becoming familiar with the various tactics can help detour residents in the Sun Cities from falling victim.

Gift card scams ramp up during tax season

Angela Russell recalls the unwelcomed feelings when a phone scammer reached out, claiming she had not paid her APS invoice and her air-conditioning would be shut off prior to her afternoon yoga …

$191M settlement reached in University of Phoenix case

PHOENIX — A Phoenix-based national university known for promoting its programs has agreed to pay a record $191 million to settle claims it used deceptive advertising to attract prospective …

Arizona, other agencies crack down on illegal …

Authorities are cracking down hard on illegal robocalls, leading to nearly 100 actions against operations across the nation. On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission, the Arizona Attorney …