Credit Cards » Sharing Credit Card Accounts A generous octogenarian added his domestic helper as an authorized user on his credit card account so she could buy supplies for him and food for her family."She, in turn, shopped him into the poor house, buying clothes, furniture and jewelry that neither of them can pay off," says William J.Rose II, a Santa Monica attorney who specializes in credit collection cases and is representing the man.
The offenses were so provocative and egregious that federal officials who normally comment in carefully modulated terms could not contain themselves.
"Here's one that really takes the cake," Lisa Lake, an FTC consumer education specialist, said in an FTC blog entry about the case.
Thousands of American consumers who rented computers from one of the nation's largest rent-to-own firms were subjected to grotesque and continuous invasions of privacy that secretly tracked their locations and captured their login credentials for credit card and other financial accounts, according to federal officials. Aaron's corporate computers harvested more than 145,000 secretly transmitted emails containing consumers' private data and images, according to a separate class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of consumers.
As troubling as that might be, it's not even the worst part. stores secretly inserted into those rented computers also activated webcams that regularly snapped and surreptitiously transmitted photos of anyone and anything within range of the computers. This week, Aaron's agreed to settle federal charges that it played "a direct and vital role" in the installation of the software and the collection of the data by many of its 700 franchised stores.
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