If you receive a surprise call or letter about unpaid debts of which you are not aware, don't panic. Take these steps first.
More than 46,000 people say they lost over $1 billion in crypto to scams since the start of 2021, says FTC.
The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee to the Federal Trade Commission, Alvaro Bedoya, breaking a deadlock between Democrats and Republicans.
Dan Primack, Axios business editor, and Aaron Glick, Cowen and Company merger strategist, joins CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to discuss Warren Buffett’s 9.5% stake in Activision Blizzard.
Almost 2.8 million consumers filed a fraud report to the Federal Trade Commission in 2021, the highest number on record.
Frank Abagnale's exploits as a con artist were profiled in the movie "Catch Me If You Can." Abagnale has worked with the FBI for about 43 years but says that every scam today still relies on the same tricks that he used as a con man.
Chris Kelly, former general counsel and chief privacy officer at Facebook and founder of Kelly Investments, and Aneesh Chopra, president of CareJourney, join CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to react to Andrew Ross Sorkin's interview with FTC Chair Lina Khan.
The continued pause of federal student loan debt and interest has led to some confusion and an uptick in scams. How to protect yourself from falling victim.
Bogus e-mails about the $1,400 third round of stimulus checks lure unsuspecting victims to click a malicious link, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
Biden will name FCC acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel as permanent chair and former FCC official Gigi Sohn as the fifth commissioner, the White House said.
Fraud linked to Covid-19 has cost Americans $586 million. However, scams seem to be on the decline.
Facebook is facing a looming deadline to respond to a FTC complaint alleging the company bought rivals to bury its competition. William Kovacic, former Federal Trade Chairman and George Washington law professor, joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss the arguments he thinks could come up.
Khan has been among the leading voices for more vigorous antitrust enforcement, sparking a movement with her 2017 article, "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox."
Criminals have ripped off hundreds of thousands of Americans since the start of the pandemic, according to the FTC.
Scams offering student loan forgiveness have increased amid confusion around pandemic programs and multiple calls to erase debt. Here's what to watch out for.
A federal judge dismissed the FTC's initial complaint in June but gave it a second chance to amend its filing.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Ed Markey claim Tesla may not be fully representing Autopilot's capabilities in its marketing messages.