Month: May 2020

May 9 2020

FTC Halts Alleged Online “Free Trial” Subscription Scheme

On May 8, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission announced that the operators of an alleged  online subscription scheme agreed to settle charges that they tricked consumers out of more than $74.5 million by luring them with purported “free trial” offers for cosmetics and dietary supplements, then enrolling them in subscriptions and billing them without their…