Top Democrats Push for FTC Crackdown on High Gas Prices
WASHINGTON — Citing growing worries about high gasoline prices, Democratic leaders announced an effort April 28 to give the Federal Trade Commission increased authority to crack down on companies that engage in price gouging.
FTC Should Probe Tesla Autopilot Claims, Senators Say
Two U.S. senators are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Tesla Inc. uses deceptive marketing practices by labeling its driver-assistance systems “Autopilot” and “Full Self-Driving.”
7-Eleven Ordered to Sell 293 Speedway Stores
7-Eleven Inc. was ordered by U.S. antitrust regulators to sell 293 gas-station retail stores acquired earlier this year as part of its $21 billion purchase of Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Speedway business.
Linde-Praxair Deal Pushed to Brink by Antitrust Demands
The Linde Group acknowledged that getting a merger with Praxair Inc. approved by U.S. antitrust authorities will require the industrial-gas giants to sell more assets than planned, potentially putting the $45 billion deal in jeopardy.
Execs Charged With Fraudulent Sales Tactics Accuse FTC of Defamation, Interference
Two people accused by the Federal Trade Commission of using deceptive tactics to sell registration services to truck owners and operators are fighting back, asking a federal judge to allow a counterclaim against the agency for defamation and tortuous interference.
FTC Charges Two With Deception in Selling Registration Services
The Federal Trade Commission has charged two people with using a fake government affiliation to sell registration services to truck owners and operators.
FTC Charges Two With Fraud in Selling Registration Services
The Federal Trade Commission has charged two individuals with using a fake government affiliation to sell commercial trucking registration services.October 21, 2016
Idaho Drug-Testing Company Sold After Running Afoul of FTC
A Meridian, Idaho-based firm that performed drug-and-alcohol testing services to commercial motor carriers and their drivers illegally invited one of its competitors to enter into a customer allocation agreement, according to a settlement order issued by the Federal Trade Commission.