FTC Secures Partial Win In $100M American Tax Relief Suit

Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 12:58 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday found American Tax Relief LLC liable for misrepresenting its service to consumers, granting summary judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission for the bulk of its claims in a $100 million lawsuit against the company.

U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer ruled that the FTC was entitled to summary judgment as to the main aspects of its case against American Tax Relief, finding that ATR made faulty claims that it helped thousands of people reduce tax debts and misrepresented...
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