FTC: Costco-Prize.com

Robert Delaware filed this request with the Federal Trade Commission of the United States of America .
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Robert Delaware


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any complaints about a "Costco 50th Anniversary" false promotion that was/is being widely shared on social media. The web domain associated with the scam is: www.costco-prize.com.

This scam was profiled on Snopes.com: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/costco-coupon-scam/

Please use the terms "Costco 50th Anniversary", "www.costco-prize.com", "Costco Facebook coupon" in your search for complaints.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Robert Delaware

From: Federal Trade Commission

Hello,

Thank you for submitting your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Please note that effective Friday, December 28th at 11:59pm, the FTC will be shut down until further notice. We are unable to respond to or process any FOIA requests until the Federal Government re-opens.

Once the FTC re-opens, you should expect a letter of acknowledgment indicating that your request has been officially received.

For information regarding the operational status of government agencies, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/.<https://www.opm.gov/>

Sincerely,

The FTC FOIA Unit

From: Federal Trade Commission

Hello,

Thank you for submitting your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Please note that effective Friday, December 28th at 11:59pm, the FTC will be shut down until further notice. We are unable to respond to or process any FOIA requests until the Federal Government re-opens.

Once the FTC re-opens, you should expect a letter of acknowledgment indicating that your request has been officially received.

For information regarding the operational status of government agencies, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/.<https://www.opm.gov/>

Sincerely,

The FTC FOIA Unit

From: Federal Trade Commission

Hello,

Thank you for submitting your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Please note that effective Friday, December 28th at 11:59pm, the FTC will be shut down until further notice. We are unable to respond to or process any FOIA requests until the Federal Government re-opens.

Once the FTC re-opens, you should expect a letter of acknowledgment indicating that your request has been officially received.

For information regarding the operational status of government agencies, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/.<https://www.opm.gov/>

Sincerely,

The FTC FOIA Unit

From: Federal Trade Commission

Dear Mr. Delaware,

Please see the attached documents regarding your FOIA request. We will also send a copy of these documents via USPS.

Sincerely,
Christine Ford

Christine Ford
Office of General Counsel
Federal Trade Commission
cford@ftc.gov<mailto:cford@ftc.gov>
202-326-3352

Files

pages

Close