Posts Tagged ‘ACCC’

Qantas hit with $12m cartel fine

The European Commission has fined Qantas and 10 other airlines $1 billion for fixing air cargo prices. The Commission has found Qantas, British Airways, Air France, Japan Airlines and seven other carriers fixed the price of air cargo between 1999 and 2006. The Commission says the “deplorable” cartel would have continued had it not intervened. […]

Telephone Scammers ACCC and ACMA

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Communications and Media Authority are calling on Australians to immediately hang up the phone if scammers call, staying alert to this growing threat that can deceive people into providing personal details. ‘Over the past two months complaints about scam telephone calls to the ACCC and the […]

Telco ‘bundling’ finance scams

Macquarie Bank has been rebuked by the chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for suing hundreds of small business customers who have been caught up in an alleged telco-finance scam. ACCC chairman Graeme Samuel has told ABC1’s Four Corners program that he personally asked Macquarie chief executive Nicholas Moore to “be reasonable” […]

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