Packages keep coming to my address not in my name, and the person does not live here. The FTC says unordered merchandise can be kept, but does that include merchandise in someone else's name? The FTC does not specify.
If I keep having to drive to a local UPS store to return the packages, can I request that the company compensate me for the trouble, since they don't seem interested in stopping the packages from coming?
No, you may not keep the package. If UPS or the carrier is not cooperative in arranging pickup, contact sender directly to have it locate the correct address for the named recipient. This should not be your problem. There should be no reason whatsoever for you to incur return costs.
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