$5 Million in Restitution Available to Customers of Local Coin Dealer
Following an investigation conducted by the Texas Attorney General’s Office, Austin-based U.S. Money Reserve Inc., doing business as United States Rare Coin & Bullion Reserve, must provide $5 million in..
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Telemarketing Scheme Promoting Business Directories Halted
The Competition Bureau announced that five individuals were sentenced by an Alberta court for their involvement in Ambus Registry Inc., a cross-border deceptive telemarketing scheme promoting business d..
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Yellow Pages Scam Uncovered by FTC
Action seeks to end common scam against businesses and nonprofits
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Hijackers Use False Protection Claims to Lure Online Shoppers
The online vehicle shoppers are being victimized by fraudulent vehicle sales and false claims of vehicle protection programs (VPP).
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NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Takes Action Against Illegal “Mortgage Loan Modification” Providers
Continuing the State’s on-going efforts to thwart fraudulent “mortgage loan modification” enterprises, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs filed administrative actio..
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CORPORATE TRAVEL Sending Unauthorized Faxes to Businesses
A Montana business made us aware of an unsolicited fax being sent by a group called "Corporate Travel" offering employers "discounted travel voucher" package deals. The fax had the BBB accreditd busines..
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25 NJ Movers Charged for Not Being Licensed
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs is charging 25 unlicensed moving companies, and assessing fines of up to $2,500 each, as part of an undercover initiative targeting unlicensed and uninsured m..
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BBB Warns Job Seekers:
As the unemployment rate for New Jersey hoovers around 9.4%, many job seekers are searching for any opportunity. But don’t take tricky bait warns the Better Business Bureau. Scammers are posting fake em..
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Vehicle Service Contract Scams Cost Consumers Millions of Dollars
Worthless service contracts sold by the Vehicle Service Contract (VSC) industry have cost consumers millions of dollars nationwide, a Better Business Bureau (BBB) study concludes.
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PIN Pad Tampering Puts Customers of Some Local Michaels Stores at Risk
Michaels has completed its preliminary screening of PIN pads in all US Michaels Stores confirm some PIN pads in selected stores have been tampered with.
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