Office Depot & Support.com Cough Up $35,000,000: FTC Smackdown Of Scammer Corporations - Security Boulevard

Office Depot & Support.com Cough Up $35,000,000: FTC Smackdown Of Scammer Corporations

via Jon Brodkin, writing at Ars Technica, comes the story of a total of $35 million dollars paid by two sketchy retail corporations (Office Depot and it’s partner in crime – Support.com) in the US, whom have fallen from grace most profoundly. Read it and rejoice for a US Federal Agency living up to it’s mandate and doing the Rght Thing.

The FTC yesterday announced that Office Depot and its software supplier, Support.com, have agreed to pay a total of $35 million in settlements with the agency. Office Depot agreed to pay $25 million while Support.com will pay the other $10 million. The FTC said it intends to use the money to provide refunds to wronged consumers. – via Jon Brodkin, writing superb reportage at Ars Technica

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/3/29/office-depot-amp-supportcom-cough-up-35000000-ftc-smackdown-of-scammer-corporations