Amazon Flex Didn’t Deliver as Promised

by Jim Kreidler, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Using your own vehicle to deliver packages for Amazon and earn extra money. Sounds good, right? But has Amazon been keeping the tips its drivers are making when delivering for its Amazon Flex program? According to the complaint the FTC issued today, the answer is yes.  In its app … Continue reading Amazon Flex Didn’t Deliver as Promised

Investment Coaching Scams Are Trending Now

by Rosario MendezAttorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education You’ll make a lot of money. I’m going to show you how to do it — and using my program, I guarantee you’ll be successful. If you see that in an ad, there’s likely a scammer behind it. Just last week, the FTC announced Operation Income Illusion, a nationwide … Continue reading Investment Coaching Scams Are Trending Now

Who’s Affected by Income Scams?

by Rhonda Perkins, Attorney, Division of Marketing Practices, FTC The FTC and its law enforcement partners announced actions against several income scams that conned people out of hundreds of millions of dollars by falsely telling them they could make a lot of money. One of those scams was 8 Figure Dream Lifestyle, which touted a “proven … Continue reading Who’s Affected by Income Scams?

Driving for extra cash? Check your car insurance first!

With more people seeking delivery services during the Coronavirus pandemic, many companies are looking for drivers to shuttle meals, medicine, groceries, and other items to people at home. Before you think about making some extra cash as a delivery driver using your own vehicle, you need to be aware of the insurance pitfalls. You might … Continue reading Driving for extra cash? Check your car insurance first!