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Great News for Seniors!
By: Beth

Great News for Seniors!

We know that marketplace schemes plague our area consumers and that many target our senior population specifically. I have written be...

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Enough Said About Internet Auction Sites? Not Quite.
By: Beth

Enough Said About Internet Auction Sites? Not Quite.

Sometimes marketplace issues remain in the forefront of consumers minds.  Like the fake ch...

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BBB Advises Used Car Shoppers: Do Your Research or You Could Be Buying a Stolen car
By: Beth

BBB Advises Used Car Shoppers: Do Your Research or You Could Be Buying a Stolen car

Think Twice: Credit Card Chargebacks
By: Beth

Think Twice: Credit Card Chargebacks

It is no secret that consumers' relationships with credit card companies have been strained. Since the recent financial crisis called attention to...

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Consumers Nationwide Complain to BBB About Free Gas Gift Card Program
By: Beth

Consumers Nationwide Complain to BBB About Free Gas Gift Card Program

The following press release was forwarded to us from our friends at the BBB in Phoenix, Arizona.  Our tri-state consumers are among those who have...

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Money Order Scam Aimed at Pet Sitters
By: Beth

Money Order Scam Aimed at Pet Sitters

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Getting Something for Nothing
By: Beth

Getting Something for Nothing

No, those surprise checks you receive in the mail that you are to deposit and wire transfer to a third ...

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Robocalls: Do-Not-Call Violation or Telephone Fraud?
By: Beth

Robocalls: Do-Not-Call Violation or Telephone Fraud?

A few months ago the majority of calls we received each day came from consumers who had received some sort of prize notification accompanied by a ...

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