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Online advertiser ValueClick, Inc. will pay a record $2.9 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its advertising claims and emails were deceptive and violated federal law.
The agency also charged that ValueClick and its subsidiaries, Hi-Speed Media and E-Babylon did not secure consumer’s sensitive financial information, even though they claimed to do so.
A federal judge has ordered Sili Neutraceuticals, LLC and Brian McDaid to pay more than $2.5 million for making false advertising claims and sending email messages that violated the FTC Act and the CAN-SPAM Act (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act).
The Federal Trade Commission has reached an agreement with Member Source Media, an online advertising company for its use of spam emails with misleading subject lines that failed to disclose to consumers that they would have to spend money to receive "free" items.