Courts are confirming the fact that consumers rely on misrepresentations!  On Aug. 12, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is entitled to a presumption of consumer reliance on a defendant’s omissions and misrepresentations.  The court thus vacated a judgment ignoring the presumption and rejecting […]

A few weeks ago my colleague Mary Sue Greenleaf wrote a post about filing consumer complaints with the Colorado Attorney General’s office. This post is intended as a supplement to her post and will include some additional places to file a complaint for different types of consumer problems.   First, some general tips for filing […]

Recently, a news story was released revealing that sensitive information about numerous celebrities, including Michelle Obama, Beyonce, and Hillary Clinton, was posted on a public website.  The website posted addresses, financial data, social security numbers, and even credit card numbers of the celebrities.  While the accuracy of the information is still under investigation, this story […]