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How writing a review could end up hurting your wallet

Better Business Bureau takes a look at how non-disparagement clauses in consumer contracts can hurt customers Most consumers don’t read the fine print on everything they sign. We all know that we should carefully read the terms and conditions of … Continue reading

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FTC: Company tricked business & non-profits in fake directory scheme

On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with a Slovakia-based company and two of its executives who took million of  dollars from small businesses and non-profits in the United States and other countries. According to its complaint, FTC … Continue reading

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How to reduce spam in your inbox

Nothing can be more annoying then viewing and then deleting your spam email. Spam refers to unwanted bulk messages most commonly sent through email. The advancements of technology has made spam accessible through more than just email. People can now receive … Continue reading

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Protection from Zika? Not so fast says FTC

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

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What VW’s settlement means for car owners

If you’ve seen the news recently, you’ll know that Volkswagen has agreed to a settlement with the EPA, the California Attorney General, the California Air Resources Board, the Federal Trade Commission, and current vehicle owners/lessees and certain former vehicle owners/lessees in the U.S. … Continue reading

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FTC Sues 1-800 Contacts

The Federal Trade Commission is suing one of the biggest online contact retailers in the U.S. for allegedly eliminating their online competitors by having them agree to bidding agreements. According to the FTC, this all began when someone searched  “1-800 Contacts,” and … Continue reading

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Car Wrap Scam 101

Who wouldn’t want to make easy money? The easier the cash can get into your wallet, the more likely someone will be to take the job opportunity. Unfortunately, scammers know this and use it to their advantage quite often in … Continue reading

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BBB Investigation: Customers claim San Antonio roofing company took cash, did no work

A San Antonio roofing company has left some customers frustrated and wanting answers. But it’s not about what Durizon Roofing & Construction did do, it’s about what they allegedly didn’t do. According to complaints filed with BBB, consumers hired the … Continue reading

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Texas AG warns of email scam containing harmful malware

The Attorney General of Texas is warning consumers and businesses throughout Texas of a new email scam that contains malicious malware and claims to come from the Office of the Attorney General. According to the OAG, the email appears as though … Continue reading

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Half a million hoverboards recalled for fire risk

A massive recall of over 500,000 hoverboards has been issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after the agency received numerous reports of hoverboards catching fire or spewing smoke. The announcement was made on Wednesday with the CPSC stating it received … Continue reading

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