British regulator OFT steps up its investigation into the advertising and trading methods of...

|By:, SA News Editor

British regulator OFT steps up its investigation into the advertising and trading methods of Groupon (GRPN) after having the case referred to it by another regulator. The firm's latest flareup in the UK came last week when it was banned from using a promotional email for cosmetic surgery that "pressured" consumers to make a quick life-altering decision.