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Cookie, Crumbled: FTC complaints about the Girl Scouts

Cookie, Crumbled: FTC complaints about the Girl Scouts

Federal Trade Commission complaints about the Girl Scouts of the United States of America are littered with scammed parents and children, unreceived patches, cookie order issues, and botched field trips to Disney World.

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FTC release records regarding the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act

FTC release records regarding the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act

In response to a FOIA request back in February, the Federal Trade Commission released 101 pages of documents regarding conversion therapy, a majority of which concern the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2017.

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Tap your readers, followers, and fans to help crowdsource your FOIA finds

Tap your readers, followers, and fans to help crowdsource your FOIA finds

MuckRock users are really good at getting documents out of government. Now, thanks to a collaboration with DocumentCloud, we want to make sure you’re finding exactly what you need, no matter how large the release.

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Man demands a federal investigation into BuzzFeed and Tinder because a college student wouldn't send nudes

Man demands a federal investigation into BuzzFeed and Tinder because a college student wouldn’t send nudes

Among the various kinds of romance scams found in the Federal Trade Commission’s database of Tinder complaints, one man ventured to fight back in the name of the app’s thirstiest men.

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The People Versus Mario: The FTC's forgotten investigation into Nintendo

The People Versus Mario: The FTC’s forgotten investigation into Nintendo

From the late ’80s to the early ’90s, Nintendo dominated the video game market with its now-iconic console, the Nintendo Entertainment System. Nintendo’s incredible success earned it the ire of competitors, legislators, and regulators who believed the company built its business on unfair - and illegal - practices like price fixing.

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