Target Won’t Face SEC Charges Over Breach

Originally posted on Consumerist:
(Mike Mozart) Nearly two years after a massive data breach at Target left millions of consumers’ personal information at risk, the company announced it won’t face enforcement action from at least one government agency. The Securities and Exchange Commission – just one government entity to investigate Target’s breach – won’t penalize…

Court Sides With Consumer In Suit Against Retailer That Charges $250 When Customers Threaten To Complain

Originally posted on Consumerist:
sparkle-motion Last summer, a consumer in Wisconsin filed a lawsuit against online retailer Accessory Outlet over what she called a bogus $250 fine the company imposed, claiming she breached the terms of sale when she threatened to have the charge canceled after the iPhone case she ordered never shipped. Today, a…