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Illinois Charges Video Chain Denies Access to Disabled

Illinois Charges Video Chain Denies Access to Disabled...

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Nigerian Scams Use TTY Lines

It's the latest variation on the 419 scam

419 scammers have begun preying on businesses of all types-- including home medical equipment providers. Scammers are using TTY lines for the hearing impai...

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Brits OK Cell Phones in Hospitals

Better communication outweighs risk of radio interference

Brits OK Cell Phones in Hospitals...

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Drugmaker Admits Claritin Kickback Scheme

Pacificare and CIGNA Not Charged in Scam

Schering-Plough will pay the federal government and 49 states $282 million to settle a Medicaid fraud case involving its Claritin allergy drug....

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GEICO v. Google

Consumers' Right to Know vs. Private Business Interests

GEICO has filed suit against two major Internet search engine operators in an effort to suppress advertising by competing insurance companies and online in...

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Court Order Against Jennifer Convertibles

A court judgment requires Jennifer Convertibles to significantly reform its practices and to provide restitution to consumers

A court judgment requires Jennifer Convertibles to significantly reform its practices and to provide restitution to consumers, New York Attorney General El...

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Judge Orders Canadian Lottery Scam Artists to Pay $19 Million

A federal judge has ordered Canadian telemarketers running an illegal foreign lottery scam that targeted senior citizens in the United States to pay $19 million

Judge Orders Canadian Lottery Scam Artists to Pay $19 Million...

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NHTSA Closes Probe of Unintended Acceleration in Toyota, Lexus Models

NHTSA Closes Probe of Unintended Acceleration in Toyota, Lexus Models...

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Four South Florida Residents Charged with Patient Neglect

Four South Florida Residents Charged with Patient Neglect...

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Saturn Vue Suspension Collapses in Government Tests

Rear wheels collapsed during the test

Saturn Vue Suspension Collapses in Government Tests...

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Toyota RAV4 Wins "Double Best Pick" Safety Rating

But Same Model Gets "Poor" Rating Without Side Airbags

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Metabolife Founder Indicted

A federal grand jury has returned an eight-count indictment against San Diego-based Metabolife International, Inc., and its founder, Michael J. Ellis....

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Breuners, Huffman Koos, Good's Furniture Chain Declares Bankruptcy

Consumers who have already placed deposits or have plans to shop during the bankruptcy should exercise severe caution

Breuners, Huffman Koos, Good's Furniture Chain Declares Bankruptcy...

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Cell Phone Carriers Agree to New Ground Rules in 32 States

Cell Phone Carriers Agree to New Ground Rules in 32 States...

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OptInRealBig.com Settles NY Spamming Charges

The spam was illegally routed through a worldwide network of more than 500 vulnerable computers

OptInRealBig.com settled on charges of sending spam with falsified headers, routing information and deceptive subject lines illegally through more than 500...

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New York, Illinois Sue Car Dealers for Deceptive Practices

One dealer sold consumers used rental cars

New York, Illinois Sue Car Dealers for Deceptive Practices...

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Iowa Bars California "Alternative" High School

An Iowa court has ordered the California Alternative High School of Ventura to stop recruiting students or conducting classes in Iowa after allegedly commi...

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New York Sues Companion Care Service

VIP failed to properly protect its clients, state charges

New York Sues Companion Care Service...

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Scams Target Online Job Seekers

Illinois Attorney General reports that her office has received numerous complaints from consumers who lost thousands of dollars after signing up for fraudu...

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Whirlpool Named in Class Action Suit

A class action complaint charges Sears Roebuck & Co. and Whirlpool Corp. with promoting and selling defective Calypso washers to consumers throughout the U...

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Pfizer Will Offer Deep Discounts to Uninsured

Pfizer Will Offer Deep Discounts to Uninsured...

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Graco "Travel Lite" Swings Recalled

Graco Travel Lite Swings Recalled...

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Credit Counselors Not Always What They Seem

Debt-Ridden Consumers Often Get Bad Advice, Report Claims

Heavily-indebted consumers often get bad advice about where to go for help, according to a Washington-based organization that itself is of questionable par...

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Loose Oil Filter Caused Honda CR-V Fires

Oil dripping onto the exhaust system caused fires

Oil dripping onto the exhaust system caused fires that destroyed at least 27 Honda CR-V SUVs from the 2003 and 2004 model years, according to an investigat...

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Uninsured Older Adults More Likely to Die

Lack of Insurance is Third-Leading Cause of Death

Uninsured Older Adults More Likely to Die...

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Hunting Tree Stands Recalled

Hunting Tree Stands Recalled...

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Teen Burned When Cell Phone Catches Fire

Kyocera Wireless 2325 cell phone caught fire

A California teen suffered second-degree burns when her Kyocera Wireless 2325 cell phone caught fire, according to local fire investigators....

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Door-to-Door Meat Seller Fined

All American Foods, a Wisconsin-based door-to-door meat sales company, has been ordered to make refunds to Iowa customers

All American Foods, door-to-door meat sales company, has been ordered to make refunds to Iowa customers and not to violate Iowa's Consumer Fraud and Door-t...

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George Foreman Grill Settlement Helps Non-Profits

A nationwide antitrust suit against the distributors of the George Foreman Grill is spreading a lot of wealth among chronically under-funded charities in a...

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AT&T Agrees to Pay Refunds to New Yorkers

Consumers were charged for long distance service they didn't use

As part of a settlement, AT&T has agreed to pay refunds to as many as 311,000 New Yorkers who were improperly billed and pay $400,000 in penalties and cost...

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