Advertising Practices Associate Director Mary K. Engle Leaving the FTC

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph J. Simons announced today that Mary K. Engle, currently the Associate Director of the Division of Advertising Practices, will be retiring from the Commission at the end of this month, after 30 years of service to the Commission and consumers. “Consumers nationwide have benefited greatly from many important law enforcement […]

FTC Settlement Bars Seller of Prepaid Calling Cards from Deceptive Marketing

A company that allegedly misrepresented the minutes provided by its pre-paid calling cards will be barred from making such deceptive claims under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. According to the FTC’s complaint, filed in May 2012, DR Phone Communications markets and sells prepaid calling cards.  The cards are often sold in grocery and […]