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Office Depot Settles with FTC Over Fake Virus Scans

Office Depot and its tech support provider, Support.com, proved to be anything but “supportive” after allegedly providing false malware scan results and conning customers into paying for repairs and technical services that, in many cases, they did not need. The companies will pay a combined $35 million settlement to the FTC, with Office Depot paying $25 million, and Support.com the additional $10 million, to settle allegations of unfair or deceptive acts or practices in violation of the FTC Act.

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