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As a result of a Competition Bureau investigation, Comwave Networks Inc. of Toronto has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of $300,000 for making what the Bureau concluded were false or misleading representations in regards to charges and the level of service for internet and home phone connections.
The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a fake prize scheme with mailing phony prize notifications that tricked people into thinking they had won $1 million or more if they paid a $25 fee to collect the prize. Those who paid received nothing.
On 4 August 2016, the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) closed an investigation on two companies of the Volkswagen group, Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group Italia S.p.A. on the manipulation of emissions of diesel engine cars.