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Category Archives: Consumer Alert
If you have debt with the IRS that’s more than two years old, you may soon get a letter from the agency that your account is being transferred to a private debt collector.
Police in India have arrested who they believe to be the ringleader of a network of IRS call centers that allegedly tricked Americans out of millions of dollars. According to CNN, Sagar Thakkar, 24, was detained in Mumbai after arriving on … Continue reading
A new federal law signed this past December will protect a consumer’s right to complain online and a write a negative review on a company.
Close to 121,000 Xbox One video game controller battery chargers are being recalled due to a burn hazard.
An estimated one million Fiat Chrysler produced vehicles are under investigation after reports of vehicles rolling away when consumers shifted their transmission to park.
With all the news around the globe regarding the Zika virus, some companies seemed to have tried to convince consumers their products can offer protection. However, earlier this month the Federal Trade Commission sent 10 warning letters to online marketers … Continue reading
The Department of Homeland Security has advised Window users to uninstall Apple’s QuickTime program after two bugs were found in the software. The government agency announcement was prompted by a blog post by security firm Trend Micro. Their Zero Day Initiative … Continue reading
The Federal Trade Commission is warning the public on a new twist to the tech-support scam that tries to gain access to your computer by alleging to fix a computer virus. In this new version, the FTC claims consumers are … Continue reading
We trust them with our most sensitive information, but law enforcement in New York says more and more of them are involved with identity theft. According to a Good Morning America news article, bank tellers are becoming increasingly involved in … Continue reading