Is the refund check from FTC legit?
The FTC never requires people to pay money or provide account information to cash a refund check. The FTC’s interactive dashboards for refund data provide a state-by-state breakdown of FTC refunds.
What is FTC in finance?
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
How do I know if my FTC is real?
So how can you tell whether an FTC refund is real? If the FTC contacts you about a refund, you’ll find information about the case at ftc.gov/refunds.You can be sure the phone numbers and links on this page are legit.
What is the FTC responsible for?
United StatesFederal Trade Commission / Jurisdiction
Does FTC regulate banks?
The FTC’s authority covers for-profit entities such as mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, creditors, and debt collectors – but not banks, savings and loan institutions, and federal credit unions.
How fast does the FTC work?
Our goal is to respond within the timeframe outlined in the Freedom of Information Act, which is twenty working days, or approximately one month, but this may vary with the complexity of the request.
Does the FTC send emails?
Yes, the FTC sometimes uses PayPal to distribute refunds. In these cases, we send an email from the FTC ([email protected] ) to payment recipients prior to payment.
Who does FTC regulate?
The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of antitrust and consumer protection laws affecting virtually every area of commerce, with some exceptions concerning banks, insurance companies, non-profits, transportation and communications common carriers, air carriers, and some other entities.
What is the purpose of FTC?
The FTC protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices in the marketplace. We conduct investigations, sue companies and people that violate the law, develop rules to ensure a vibrant marketplace, and educate consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities.