22 December 2000The Australian Federal Court has found that the International ATTM Card Scheme, which was promoted widely in the North Island by World Netsafe Pty Limited, is an illegal pyramid and referral selling scheme and has ordered that Aus$4 million be returned to people who had bought into the scheme by December 1999.
21 December 2000In settlements with the Commerce Commission over the last two months, five businesses have recalled banned candles that have wicks containing lead.
Ticketek prices were in Australian dollars: warning that ticketing companies must state what currency they are using
13 December 2000After Ticketek New Zealand Limited did not disclose that its prices for a Barbra Streisand concert in Sydney were in Australian dollars, the Commerce Commission is warning all ticketing companies to clearly state what currency they are using when selling tickets.
Commission crack down on claims about real estate:"The Professionals" Orewa Property Shop pleads guilty
12 December 2000The Commerce Commission stepped up its action against false or misleading claims about real estate, with the conviction today of Orewa Property Shop Limited, trading as The Professionals.