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Kaiser Class Action Filed in California

Alleges failure to refund copayments after collecting reimbursement

A California resident has filed suit against Kaiser Permanente, alleging that the corporation failed to refund her copayment after collecting under a perso...

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Lawmakers Target Bank Overdraft Fees

Democrats want Fed to restrict "courtesy" program

Lawmakers Target Bank Overdraft Fees...

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New Jersey Sues Over Phony Springsteen Ticket Sales

Investigators bust companies for deceptive practices

New Jersey Sues Over Phony Springsteen Ticket Sales...

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California Files 79 Criminal Charges in $200 Million Ponzi Scheme

Defendants accused of bilking investors out of retirement savings

Defendants accused of bilking investors out of retirement savings...

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Consumers React to NUTRO Recalls; Zinc, Copper Levels Cited

FDA investigators say agency's probe is 'high priority'

Consumers React to NUTRO Recalls; Zinc, Copper Levels Cited...

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Two Hydroxycut Class Actions Filed

Suits follow recall of liver-damaging dietary supplement

Lawsuits have been filed in the wake of the recall of Hydroxycut, a popular weight-loss supplement that has been linked to liver damage and other life-thre...

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Obama Signs Credit Card Bill

Measure bans some of issuers' least popular tactics

Obama Signs Credit Card Bill: It's a victory some say is largely symbolic, but American consumers got a Memorial Day present from Congress and the Obama Ad...

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Another Chinese Drywall Suit Filed

Senate ponders what to do next

Another Chinese Drywall Suit Filed...

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Harvard Study Raises BPA Concerns

Study finds chemical leaches from plastic water bottles

Harvard Study Raises BPA Concerns...

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Feds, States Target Charity Scams

Bogus telemarketers claim to help police, firefighters, veterans

Feds, States Target Charity Scams...

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Nutro Recalls Dry Cat Food Products

Incorrect levels of zinc, potassium

Nutro Products has announced a voluntary recall of select varieties of NUTRO NATURAL CHOICE COMPLETE CARE Dry Cat Foods and NUTRO MAX Cat Dry Foods....

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NUTRO Recalls Dry Cat Food Sold in 11 Countries

Company blames supplier for incorrect zinc, potassium levels

For more than a year, NUTRO Pet Products has shrugged off consumer complaints about dogs and cats becoming ill and even dying after eating the company's fo...

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Craigslist CEO Sues South Carolina Attorney General

Henry McMaster's threats violated federal law and the Constitution, suit argues

Craigslist CEO Sues South Carolina Attorney General...

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TicketsNow Once Again in Hot Water

Site sold Springsteen tickets that didn't exist

TicketsNow Once Again in Hot Water...

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Emails Suggest Cozy FDA-BPA Industry Relationship

Retailers drop products containing BPA despite FDA's position

Emails Suggest Cozy FDA-BPA Industry Relationship...

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Consumer Groups Challenge Chrysler Bankruptcy

Consumers shouldn't lose their lemon law, defective vehicle rights, groups argue

Consumer Groups Challenge Chrysler Bankruptcy...

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Consumer Site Appeals FDA's Refusal to Release NUTRO Records

Agency claims there is no investigation, so records should be released, site argues

Consumer Site Appeals FDA's Refusal to Release NUTRO Records...

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Teflon Suit Slides Off DuPont

Cookware contains likely carcinogen

Teflon Suit Slides Off DuPont...

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Internet Job Scams On The Rise

Jobs sound too good to be true

"It is important for all consumers to be watchful for online job scams, especially young people looking for part-time or summer work," Corbett said....

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West Virginia Gets Injunction Against Texas Debt Firm

Able Debt Settlement blocked from doing business in state

West Virginia Gets Injunction Against Texas Debt Firm...

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Craigslist CEO, South Carolina AG Trade Potshots Over Erotic Ads

Attorney General promises to prosecute over charges of sex trafficking, porn

Craigslist CEO, South Carolina AG Trade Potshots Over Erotic Ads...

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Judge Orders Halt to Warranty Robocalls

Senators spur FTC investigation against automated scammers

Judge Orders Halt to Warranty Robocalls: A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order stopping telemarketing company Voice Touch, Inc....

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North Carolina Locks Down Phony Locksmith Scam

Attorney General targets scammers for false pricing

Scammers operating as locksmiths are ripping off consumers around the country, quoting one price on the phone but submitting a bill for a much larger amoun...

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H-P, Compaq Notebook Computer Batteries Recalled

H-P, Compaq Notebook Computer Batteries Recalled...

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Growing Number of Adults in ATV Accidents

Seniors account for high percentage of injuries

Growing Number of Adults in ATV Accidents...

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Craigslist Shuts Down "Erotic Services" Ads

Pressure from Attorney Generals leads to revamp, more scrutiny

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FDA Warns General Mills About Cheerios Claim

"Heart-healthy" cholesterol-lowering claims challenged

The FDA has fired off a warning letter to cereal maker General Mills, taking issue with its claim that Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal can reduce c...

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People to People Uses Dead Student's Name as Recruiting Tool

Promise to remove Tyler Hill's name from database goes unfilled

People to People Uses Dead Student's Name as Recruiting Tool...

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Feds Accuse Medical Billers Network Inc

Promoters sold deceptive work-at-home scheme

Feds Accuse Medical Billers Network Inc...

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Senate Studies Soda Tax

Tax on sugary drinks would help finance health care

Senate Studies Soda Tax...

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Iowa Bans Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

NYC promoter used Des Moines address to lure victims

A New York City-based get-rich-quick promoter has been shown the door in Iowa. Attorney General Tom Miller said the company claimed customers could make $2...

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New York Subpoenas Debt Settlement Companies

Attorney General Cuomo launches nationwide probe of companies' practices

New York Subpoenas Debt Settlement Companies...

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BBB Warns of Door-to-Door Sales Scams

Consumers should be wary of door-to-door solicitations

Its that time of year when consumers need to be wary of deceptive door-to-door magazine salespeople, who often claim theyre raising money for college, char...

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Lawsuit Alleges Mac Power Adapters Are Faulty

Second suit alleging negligent design

MacBook and MacBookPro owners filed suit in federal court, claiming that Apples MagSafe power connectors have a dangerous design flaw that could cause a br...

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Illinois Sues Two Debt Settlement Firms

SDS West, Debt Relief USA accused of deceptive practices

Illinois Sues Two Debt Settlement Firms...

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Congress To Consider Legalizing Online Gambling

Frank wants 2006 ban amendment overturned

Congress To Consider Legalizing Online Gambling...

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Best Gas Grills For Under $500

Manufacturers move away from stainless to maintain pricing; Advice on how to choose

Consumers will see less stainless steel on many grills as manufacturers instead add painted-steel carts and shelves or stainless-steel trim as a way to mai...

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NUTRO Pulls Greenies Dental Chews from Supermarkets

Snacks will be distributed only through veterinarians, specialty retailers

NUTRO Pulls Greenies Dental Chews from Supermarkets...

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California Foreclosure Rescue Defendants Rounded Up

Feds, state squash scams that preyed on troubled homeowners

California Foreclosure Rescue Defendants Rounded Up...

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More Warnings Against Swine Flu Scams

Agencies warn against promotions touting cures or treatments

More Warnings Against Swine Flu Scams...

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