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Mail Order Bus. / FTC #41829

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1976
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(Studio) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) rules with regard to mail order business go into effect.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [Mail order customer, Doris FROHNSDORFF - explains how she lost money by mail order.] Mail orders are $14 billion year business Most companies honest, but FTC (Federal Trade Commission) and Post Office have received complaints. New regulation requires firm to deliver within 30 days or notify the buyer. If order can't be filled or is cancelled, refund must be mailed in 7 days. [FTC Walter DIERKS - says penalty for violations is $10,000 fine per day per violation.]
REPORTER: Bill Downs

Reporter(s):
Downs, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

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