The Federal Trade Commission is said to have filed a civil complaint against a family in Montana for allegedly using a maze of companies to tack $70 million onto phone bills across the country and funneling much of the money into a nonprofit religious organization.
The FTC is currently seeking a court order to freeze the family's assets and suspend their business operations.
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Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.
See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)