4th Circ. Told To Undo FTC’s $163M ‘Scareware’ Penalty

By Ali Sullivan (December 9, 2022, 9:02 PM EST) — The perpetrator of a “scareware” scheme on the hook for a $163 million judgment following accusations from the Federal Trade Commission that her company tricked consumers into believing their computers were infected with malicious software has appealed to the Fourth Circuit more than eight years after the same court upheld the judgment, saying a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision requires a reversal….

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