FTC Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen just released a summary of the FTC's major accomplishments over the last year.
On the consumer protection side, here's what she saw as most significant:
1. The FTC brought or settled 109 cases;
2. The FTC distributed $269 million to over 3 million consumers;
3. The FTC won a $280 million ruling against Dish Network (in a telemarketing case); and
4. The FTC cracked down on student loan scams.
“In the past year, the Commission has actively pursued its mission to protect consumers and promote competition while avoiding undue burdens on legitimate businesses. American consumers, military members and law-abiding businesses deserve and expect nothing less from us