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Groups Oppose House Amendment on Fraudulent Pyramid Schemes

Publish Date: 
July 18, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA joined other consumer organizations to express strong opposition to an amendment offered by Congressman Moolenaar that was included in the FY18 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. This amendment, based on the “Anti-Pyramid Scheme Promotion Act of 2016,” would rob the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) of its ability to protect consumers from all but the most egregiously fraudulent pyramid schemes.

Consumer Groups Oppose Amendment on Fraudulent Pyramid Schemes

Publish Date: 
September 18, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA, consumer organizations expressed strong opposition to an amendment offered by Congressman Moolenaar that was included in the FY18 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill.  This amendment, based on the “Anti-Pyramid Scheme Promotion Act of 2016,”ii would rob the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) of its ability to protect consumers from all but the most egregiously fraudulent pyramid schemes.

Letter to U.S. House Committee: Bill Would Interfere with FTC's Mission

Publish Date: 
June 21, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA joined other public interest groups in a letter to the House Energy & Commerce Committee expressing concern over legislation that would harm the Federal Trade Commission's ability to crack down on scam artists and protect consumers from unfair, misleading, or anticompetitive business practices. 

NACA Responds to FTC's Proposed Consumer Auto Survey

Publish Date: 
March 7, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA submitted comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) proposed survey of consumers who recently purchased and financed an automobile through a dealer. NACA advocates, many of whom represent consumers harmed following their transactions with auto dealers, encounter numerous patterns and varieties of misconduct in auto sales and financing. NACA supports a well-executed survey aimed at uncovering important data to assist the FTC in vigilantly monitoring the marketplace and curbing unfair and deceptive acts and practices in auto sales and lending.

Comments in Response to FTC's Review of the Holder Rule

Publish Date: 
February 12, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA submitted comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) request for public comment on the Holder Rule. As part of NACA’s mission to serve as a voice for its members and consumers in the ongoing struggle to curb unfair or abusive business practices that affect consumers, we urged the Commission to preserve the Holder Rule, to reiterate its key features and remedies available to consumers, and to consider our recommendations to facilitate effective application of the rule.

Comments on Federal Trade Commission Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act Review, 16 CFR Part 700, P11406, 76 Fed. Reg. 52596 (Aug. 23, 2011) Submitted Oct. 24, 2011

Publish Date: 
October 24, 2011
Type: 
legislative

Comments of National Consumer Law Center (on behalf of its Low Income Clients), Consumers For Auto Reliability And Safety, National Association of Consumer Advocates, and Center for Responsible Lending on Federal Trade Commission Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act Review, 16 CFR Part 700, P11406, 76 Fed. Reg. 52596 (Aug. 23, 2011) Submitted Oct. 24, 2011.

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