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On April 20, members of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) testified before the Senate Commerce Committee to update lawmakers of their efforts to curtail scams and other fraudulent consumer abuses related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to highlighting the abuses consumers have faced during COVID-19, the FTC reiterated its call for Congress to

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the three national consumer reporting agencies will extend weekly access to consumers to monitor their credit report for free until April 20, 2022. Under federal law, consumers are normally permitted one free credit report every 12 months from each consumer reporting agency.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an

An Eastern District of Texas ruling in Terkel v. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, et al., determined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lacked the authority to impose a national moratorium against evictions because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

In deciding the issue presented to the court — “[w]hether the federal