Chrysler recalls more than 566,000 cars because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires or a software glitch can disable a key safety system.
Two food production companies recall nearly 60,000 pounds of chicken products because of possible staph and Salmonella contamination.
HealthyLife Sciences sold Healthe Trim supplements saying you'd “Get High School Skinny." Now, its founder has been barred from the weight-loss business.
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
Three sets of companies were involved in unauthorized cell phone charges, illegal telemarketing calls and fake offers for free gift cards.
SEC regulators adopt a rule designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissent, saying it didn't do enough to discourage risky lending.
Safety regulators expand the number of vehicles in the U.S. that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata air bags.
Toyota is recalling 247,000 cars in the U.S. because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators that can rupture and spray metal shrapnel.
There are a few times when extended warranties are valuable, but more often than not, you'd be better off just saying no.
With Ebola all over the news, the con men are out, and it's vastly more likely you'll be affected by their scams than infected by the actual disease.
Texas' attorney general claims that Lindsey Duncan, in touting health products on TV, is misleading America by calling himself Dr. Duncan.
Toyota says it will recall 1.67 million vehicles to fix three separate defects including a faulty master cylinder that could hinder the brake's performance.
Chrysler is recalling 184,215 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners.
Nearly 7 million Dropbox usernames and passwords have been hacked, apparently via third-party services from which hackers were able to strip the login info.
Digital marketers are scanning vast numbers of online images, looking for brand names on clothing or products held to target ads and build a dossier on you.
WordSmart educational programs touted by Alex Trebek in infomercials don't do the job they claim to, the FTC has concluded.
Citibank says the average refund is $85 under its modified Price Rewind program. And there are no catches. (Well, sort of.)
If you send a con man money via a Green Dot MoneyPak, it's just gone. But now, victims seeking help are being fleeced again by fake customer service sites.
Apparently, the FDA had to tell the folks at the Well Luck Co. fortune cookie factory that it's not the Year of the Rat. The factory was infested with them.
A new telemarketing scam, timed for Medicare open enrollment, targets seniors with offers of free stuff.
Hidden or secret warranties covering some car defects can save you thousands of dollars, Consumer Reports concludes. You just need to uncover them.
Be skeptical about most add-on services offered by credit card banks. Not only are the services rarely worth it, sometimes, they're not even provided.
People who want to drop some pounds can be willing to try some pretty nutty products. Even caffeinated panties. But fear not, America: The FTC has our back.
Several varieties of Bravo pet food sold nationwide have been recalled after some lots tested positive for salmonella, the FDA reports.
Con artists are calling taxpayers, claiming to be from the IRS, and threatening victims with jail and seizure of property in an attempt to defraud them.
A Texas meat processing plant recalls 23,100 pounds of beef trimmings products for possible contamination with E.coli bacteria, the federal government says.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 350,000 cars and SUVs to fix ignition switches that could unexpectedly shut off the engines.
Crylamide is a byproduct of coffee bean roasting. It's also a carcinogen, and in California, foods containing carcinogens require warning labels.