FTC Obtains Preliminary Injunction Halting Online Beauty Product Sellers’ Deceptive “Free Trial” Offers

The operators of a deceptive negative option scheme have agreed to a court-ordered preliminary injunction temporarily barring them from a wide range of conduct. The preliminary injunction stops the defendants from misleading consumers about supposedly “free trial” offers, enrolling them in unwanted continuity plans, billing them without their authorization, and making it nearly impossible for […]