The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs signed an updated Memorandum of Agreement to continue ongoing efforts to stop fraudulent and deceptive practices targeted at U.S. service members, veterans, and dependents who use military education benefits.
The agreement sets forth a framework for cooperation between the FTC and the VA when investigating and taking action against institutions that target service members with unfair or deceptive advertising or enrollment practices. It also outlines the terms under which the VA can refer potential violations to the FTC.
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