Auction Guide Marketers Settle FTC Suit

Share this content:
Productive Marketing Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, agreed yesterday to pay $100,000 to settle a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit regarding its auction guide telemarketing business. The FTC lawsuit alleged that the company charged consumers' credit cards without authorization. The suit also charged the company with making false claims. In addition to the payment -- which will be used to repay consumers who bought auction guides from Productive Marketing -- the company agreed to cease telemarketing and to stop selling auction guides. A telephone number listed for Productive Marketing in Santa Barbara was out of service.
close

Next Article in Marketing Strategy

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Brightcove is the world's leading video platform. The most innovative and respected brands confidently rely on Brightcove to solve their most demanding communication challenges because of the unmatched performance and flexibility of our platform, our global scale and reliability, and our award-winning service. With thousands of customers and an industry-leading suite of cloud video products, Brightcove enables customers to drive compelling business results.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above