Supreme Court Ruling Will Hurt FTC’s Ability to Fight for Consumers – Chris Kissell

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A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling will weaken the power of the Federal Trade Commission to force companies that dupe consumers into delivering cash relief to the injured parties. A provision of the Federal Trade Commission Act frequently has been used as a way for the FTC to obtain monetary relief in the wake of violations of the law. But in a 9-0 ruling on Thursday, the Supreme Court found…

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