Consumers Digest


  • Double Shot manufacturer settles FTC lawsuit

    July 28, 2014—The marketers of a supposed weight-loss supplement agreed to pay Federal Trade Commission $500,000 to settle charges that they deceived consumers with erroneous claims.

  • Health insurance safe for now from fight over federal subsidies

    July 25, 2014—Consumers who purchase subsidized health insurance through markets that are run by the federal government likely have no reason to worry about a federal courts clash that challenges the legality of such subsidies, three independent health-insurance experts tell Consumers Digest.

  • Feds bring hammer down on mortgage-relief scammers

    July 25, 2014—Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission filed nine lawsuits against individuals and companies that collected at least $25 million in illegal advance fees for mortgage-relief services.

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