Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission hears from millions of consumers each year about fraud, identity theft, and other problems, allowing us to warn other consumers about scams they should watch out for, while also providing the agency with an important source of information to support our enforcement actions.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint today against defendants Forms Direct, Inc., also known as American Immigration Center, and owner Cesare Alessandrini, alleging that they falsely implied that their websites were affiliated with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Boston, Massachusetts - A former executive vice president of State Street Corporation was sentenced today in federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, in connection with engaging in a scheme to defraud at least six of the bank’s clients through secret commissions applied to billions of dollars of securities trades.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it is requiring CVS Health Corporation (CVS) and Aetna Inc. (Aetna) to divest Aetna’s Medicare Part D prescription drug plan business for individuals in order to proceed with their $69 billion merger.  The proposed divestiture to WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WellCare), an experienced health insurer focused on government-sponsored health plans, including Medicare Part D individual prescription drug plans, would fully resolve the Department’s competition concerns.

Washington, DC - On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the President signed into law:

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as chair of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), Wednesday issued temporary regulations to protect critical American technology and intellectual property from potentially harmful foreign acquisitions.  These regulations put to use tools enacted as part of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA), which Congress passed on an overwhelmingly bipartisan basis and that President Trump signed into law in August.