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Soldiers and Sailors Credit Relief Act

Helps soldiers with auto loans, credit card debt, and mortagages

The law provides that when you are called to active duty, your lenders are required by law to immediately reduce the interest rate on your loan to 6 percen...

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AT&T Will Run Do-Not-Call List

AT&T Will Run Do-Not-Call List

With much fanfare, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is launching a national "do not call" list that will let consumers opt out of most telemarketing call...

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Copa Hair System Marketers To Pay $300,000

GoodTimes Entertainment and GT Merchandising & Licensing Corporation (GTM&L) have agreed to settle federal charges that they made unsubstantiated claims fo...

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ShopNBC Fined $215,000 For Quackery

Made unsubstantiated health claims for Physician's RX, a dietary supplement

ShopNBC Fined $215,000 For Quackery...

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BMX Bicycle Recall

BMX Bicycle Recall...

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"Married But Lonely" Spammer Nabbed

Uses innocuous subject lines to expose consumers to porn

The agency alleges that Brian Westby of Ballwin, Mo., used the spam in an attempt to drive business to an adult Web site, "Married But Lonely." ...

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WorldCom Morphs Into MCI

Having scored the biggest bankruptcy filing and the biggest accounting fraud in corporate history, WorldCom Inc. is creeping off the world stage

Having scored the biggest bankruptcy filing and the biggest accounting fraud in corporate history, WorldCom Inc. is creeping off the world stage....

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Montana Slaps Farmers Insurance for Credit Scoring

Credit Scoring

Montana Slaps Farmers Insurance for Credit Scoring...

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Visa, MasterCard Ordered to Refund Currency Conversion Fees

The 1 percent fee was not properly disclosed

Visa, MasterCard Ordered to Refund Currency Conversion Fees...

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Minnesota Fines Qwest $26 Million

State also ordered the company to provide discounts to competitors

Minnesota Fines Qwest $26 Million...

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Murray Lawn Tractor Recall

Murray Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 270,000 riding lawn tractors. The fuel tank can crack and leak fuel, posing a burn and fire hazard to consumers....

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The Saga of the Redneck Alfa

An eBay Adventure

Buying a used car is risky under the best of circumstances and treacherous beyond belief when it involves a total stranger hundreds or thousands of miles a...

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An Expensive Sports Car Raffle: Axces Fined for Slamming

Company slammed more than 1,000 Missourians, state claims

An Expensive Sports Car Raffle: Axces Fined for Slamming...

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WebNet Fined $1.2 Million for Slamming

The FCC said it and 14 state agencies began investigating WebNet in 2001

WebNet Fined $1.2 Million for Slamming...

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