New Anti-Doping, Medication Rules For Horse Racing UnveiledThe biggest changes involve applying the rules uniformly across every racing state and altering the way violations are dealt with.
Maryland Ranks #7 For Robocalls In 2019Maryland residents filed more than 130,000 complaints with the Federal Trade Commission.
FTC Sues To Block Promoters Of Bogus Diabetes 'Cure'Federal regulators are suing to block pamphlet and newsletter publishers from marketing a purported cure for diabetes and advertising claims that consumers can collect $1 trillion in "Congressional Checks" or "Republican Checks."
FTC Announces Major Crackdown On RobocallsThe Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement plan to file charges against several companies and individuals as part of a major government clampdown on illegal robocalls.
FTC Confirms Facebook Investigation On PrivacyThe Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook's privacy practices.
Lawmakers Ask FTC, DOJ, SEC To Investigate Equifax Data BreachMore than 143 million American may have been impacted by the Equifax data breach, which is considered the largest security breach ever.
Watchdog Groups: These Toys Could Send Your Kid's Data To A Defense ContractorConsumer watchdog groups are urging parents not to put certain dolls under their Christmas trees this year.
Md. Attorney General Signs Off On Giant, Food Lion MergerMaryland is among six states that have reached a deal with Giant Food's parent company, Koninklijke Ahold, to OK its merger with Delhaize Group, which owns Food Lion supermarkets, the state's Attorney General Brian Frosh announced Monday.
Maryland Part Of FTC Complaint Against Charity FraudMaryland is joining a Federal Trade Commission complaint against four cancer charities that are accused of misusing $187 million nationwide raised by deceptive fundraising practices.
Critics Demand FTC Regulate Alcohol Content In Four LokoSome parents and lawmakers believe new government regulations don't go far enough to protect consumers from Four Loko, an alcoholic drink linked to several deaths in Maryland.
Federal Agencies Investigating Illegal Immigration Scam In BaltimoreA crackdown on immigration scams. Investigators say thousands of immigrants are getting bilked by people who pretend to be able to help them stay in the United States.