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August 30, 2012

Ninth Circuit Affirms Awarding FTC Full Amount Lost By Consumers Instead of Only Disgorgement of Profits

  When calculating sanctions for civil contempt of FTC consent order, district court has broad discretion to use amount of loss by consumers, the Ninth Circuit held in FTC v.EDebitPay LLC (9th Cir. Case No. 11-55431, Aug. 28, 2012). The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued...