First Reference company logo

Inside Internal Controls

News and discussion on implementing risk management

machine cogs image

advertised misleading prices to consumers

Competition bureau goes after Avis and Budget for misleading advertising

The Competition Bureau announced last March that it has initiated proceedings against Aviscar, Budget and their parent company, Avis Budget Group Inc.. The Bureau alleges that the Companies engaged in false or misleading advertising in that they advertised misleading prices to consumers. The Bureau’s application seeks, among other remedies, a total of $30 million in administrative monetary penalties and refunds to affected customers.

 

, , , , , ,