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U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan New Hampshire expressed her concerns with video game micro-transactions to the Federal Trade Commission during an oversight hearing.

The FTC will investigate whether a multi-billion dollar business model is getting kids hooked on gambling through video games

The Federal Trade Commission will investigate the use of micro-transactions and loot boxes at the request of Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team during his congressional testimony in April.

An industry lawyer who’s represented Facebook and payday lenders will lead key consumer protection unit, despite Democratic outrage

Andrew Smith, a lawyer who's represented dozens of companies currently being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, has been confirmed to lead the Commission's consumer protection unit, despite strong opposition from Democrats.

Equifax is tumbling after a top Senator asks for an FTC probe into the company.

Equifax's stock price is getting hammered after a top Senator asked for an investigation into the hack

A top senator calls for an investigation into Equifax in a scathing letter

Sen. Mark Warner wants an investigation into Equifax's cybersecurity practices and questions its response to consumers who may have been affected by the breach.