Chalk one up for the Men in Black

FTC takes down bad business. Scores one for business and consumers.

A U.S. district court ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) who successfully sued Inc21.Com for illegally slamming businesses and consumers into internet service accounts.

From the FTC’s release,

“The most compelling proof of these violations is a comprehensive expert survey of 1,087 of defendants’ so-called ‘customers.’ This survey revealed that nearly 97 percent of defendants’ ‘customers’ had not agreed to purchase defendants’ products. Even more egregious, only five percent of them were even aware that they had been billed.”

Read the FTC Release.

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1 Response to “Chalk one up for the Men in Black”


  1. 1 am October 4, 2010 at 12:31 pm

    i refuse to pay telephone bills unless a ink and paper bill is received through snail mail; there is a constant hum from the elderly about cablevision bills going up, and not much by the way of entertainment to show for it, wouldn’t be surprised if underhandedness is hop scotching there also


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