August 4, 2020 How Scammers Show You How to Pay

by Sachit Gali Intern, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Scammers make up all kinds of stories to get your money, from telling you that you’ve won a prize, you owe a debt, or your family member is in an emergency. But some things stay the same:...

August 4, 2020 Cracking Down on Fake COVID-19 Cures

by Jabari Cook Intern, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC If you or a loved one has COVID-19, you might feel hopeful about products that guarantee you the treatment or cure you’re looking for. But if those products don’t work as advertised, then you...

August 4, 2020 Auto Buyers Study Reports

by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Many of us depend on our cars — for work, errands, shuttling kids, and visiting loved ones. Maybe we love the freedom and convenience cars give us — but many of us find the car-buying process frustrating because of...