Browse by year
 | 

Express Scripts Extortion Scheme Widens

Company claims hacker wants money for personal information

An ongoing investigation into the breach of personal medical records held by pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts took a new turn yesterday....

More

Avoid Brokers Pushing 'Fishy' Stocks

Investors getting $4 million restitution in NJ Case

Avoid Brokers Pushing 'Fishy' Stocks...

More

John Deere Recalls Compact Tractors

John Deere Recalls Compact Tractors...

More

Toyota Recalls Floor Mats in Camry, Avalon, Prius, Tacoma, Tundra Models

Mats can slip forward and cause runaway acceleration

Toyota Recalls Floor Mats in Camry, Avalon, Prius, Tacoma, Tundra Models...

More

NUTRO Pulls Some Puppy Food from Shelves

Workers hard hat was sucked into machinery, company rep says

NUTRO Pulls Some Puppy Food from Shelves...

More

Consumers Have Little Trust That Food They Buy Is Safe and Healthy

Outbreaks and recalls contribute to eroding confidence

Consumers Have Little Trust That Food They Buy Is Safe and Healthy...

More

Fed Proposes New Credit Card Rules

Would bring new regulations into line with tougher new law

Fed Proposes New Credit Card Rules...

More

Recession Creating New Drain On Social Security

More 62-year olds opting for benefits than expected

Recession Creating New Drain On Social Security: Like everyone else in this economy, the Social Security Administration is feeling the pinch....

More

Consumers Union Opposes USDA Proposal On Salad Safety

Group urges Congress to pass FDA food safety program

Consumers Union Opposes USDA Proposal On Salad Safety...

More

Cemetery Operator Sentenced For Stealing Funeral Funds

Defendant accused of "stealing from the dead"

Cemetery Operator Sentenced For Stealing Funeral Funds...

More

Children's Tylenol Products Recalled

Manufacturing problems could cause contamination

Children's Tylenol Products Recalled...

More

Fat Chance: A Simple Approach to Weight Loss

What your grandmother could have told you about losing weight

Fat Chance: A Simple Approach to Weight Loss. Including information on the roots of the problem, burning it off, diets galore, core mission and a modest pr...

More

Food Industry Seeks To Maintain Junk-Food Marketing In Schools

Bill seeks thorough study of school-based marketing

Food Industry Seeks To Maintain Junk-Food Marketing In Schools...

More

DIRECTV Takes Disputes Fees Out of Customer Accounts, Suit Charges

Suit seeks to stop further collections until matter is litigated

DIRECTV Takes Disputes Fees Out of Customer Accounts, Suit Charges...

More

Lawmakers Propose Faster Adoption Of New Credit Card Rules

Consumers hit with rate hikes, account changes, over summer

Lawmakers Propose Faster Adoption Of New Credit Card Rules...

More

True.com Settles Billing Class Action

Suit alleged site fraudulently re-enrolled users after cancellation

True.com Settles Billing Class Action...

More

Delaware To Reward Electric Car Drivers

New state law provides incentives to go electric

A newly signed law makes Delaware the first entity in the world to reward owners of electric cars with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology for plugging in....

More

140 Conference Takes On Everything Twitter

Much talk, many tweets about the microblogging phenom

The event attracted a mix of celebrities, techies, and those weird hybrids who are "Internet famous," yet could pass the average person on the street witho...

More

Florida Sues Acai Berry Product Distributor

Company also faces suit in Illinois

Advanced Wellness Research, Inc., a company allegedly offering free trials for its products, including Acai berry supplements and whitening toothpaste, fac...

More

Fed Sees Recovering Economy

Policymakers not concerned about inflation -- yet

Fed Sees Recovering Economy: The Federal Reserve ended two days of meetings with a mostly upbeat message; the economy, it says, appears on the road to reco...

More

Nissan Settles GT-R Class Action

Suit alleged defects in supercar led to transmission failure

Nissan Settles GT-R Class Action...

More

Bank of America, Chase Rush to Cut Fees as Congress Gets Restless

Consumer anger forcing Congress to get tough on high bank fees, charges

Bank of America, Chase Rush to Cut Fees as Congress Gets Restless...

More

Safety Alert Issued For Lifeline Pendant Personal Help Buttons

'Lifeline' could be deathline

Safety Alert Issued For Lifeline Pendant Personal Help Buttons...

More

Big Lots Recalls Wooden Bunk Beds

Big Lots Recalls Wooden Bunk Beds...

More

Money Management Problems Could Be Alzheimer's Warning

Caregivers need to consider overseeing financial monitoring,researchers say

Money Management Problems Could BeAlzheimer's Warning...

More

Home Health Aide Shortage Looms, Experts Warn

Job more dangerous than mining coal

As the baby boom generation ages, many will do so at home, rather than an institution. But that requires someone to be on hand to provide needed care....

More

California Sues Bernie Madoff Associate

Investment broker allegedly steered millions to Ponzi scheme

California Sues Bernie Madoff Associate...

More

New Scam Targets Veterans

Callers falsely claim VA has changed procedures

New Scam Targets Veterans...

More

Feds Charge Two In ATM Ponzi Scheme

Investors ponied up $80 million for allegedly bogus company

Feds Charge Two In ATM Ponzi Scheme...

More

Bulls Eye On Bank Overdraft Charges

Charges produce billions in bank profits

Bulls Eye On Bank Overdraft Charges...

More

FCC Chairman Proposes New Net Neutrality Rules

Additional principles would guarantee equal access, transparency

FCC Chairman Proposes New Net Neutrality Rules...

More

Time Running Out On First-Time Homebuyers' Credit

Make sure you plan to live in the house three years

Time Running Out On First-Time Homebuyers' Credit...

More

Dannon Settles Activia Suit

Ads overstated yogurt's effect on digestive health

Dannon has settled a massive consumer class action alleging that ads for certain brands of its yogurt overstate their claimed health benefits....

More

Facebook Turns Off Beacon

System assailed by privacy advocates is casualty of class action

Facebook Turns Off Beacon...

More

Quorn Foods Sued For Not Disclosing Potential Allergic Reactions

Vat-grown mold tastes like chicken but allegedly makes some violently ill

Quorn Foods Sued For Not Disclosing Potential Allergic Reactions...

More

Feds And States Get Tough On Scams

Officials crack down on mortgage related fraud

Feds And States Get Tough On Scams...

More

Technology Could Be Key To Stopping Unauthorized Charges

Visa pilot project could be first step

Technology Could Be Key To StoppingUnauthorized Charges...

More

Report Finds Toxins Common in Products for Children, Pets

Car seats, backpacks, pet toys contaminated with lead, PVC, arsenic, other toxins

Report Finds Toxins Common in Products for Children, Pets...

More

California Probes Credit Rating Agencies

Did agencies give stellar ratings to junk assets for profit?

California Probes Credit Rating Agencies...

More

Florida Sues To Stop Travel Scam

Victims told club membership provided free travel

Florida Sues To Stop Travel Scam...

More

Levaquin Manufacturer Hit With Three More Suits

Claims allege permanent tendon damage

Levaquin Manufacturer Hit With Three More Suits...

More

Massachusetts Cracks Down On Medical Discount Plans

Consumers often believe they are buying health insurance

Massachusetts Cracks Down On MedicalDiscount Plans...

More

prepaid Debit Card Vs. Big Bank

Debit card can offer lower cost, prevent steep overdraft fees

prepaid Debit Card Vs. Big Bank...

More

Dell To Pay New York $4 Million In Fraud Charges Settlement

Court finds Dell used "bait and switch" advertising tricks

Dell To Pay New York $4 Million In Fraud Charges Settlement...

More

Senate Studies Cell Phone Cancer Risks

New international report lists '15 reasons for concern'

Senate Studies Cell Phone Cancer Risks...

More

Craigslist Scammer Using Fake Wisconsin Department Of Revenue Checks

At least one "purchaser" used checks to pay for items sold through Craigslist

Craigslist Scammer Using Fake Wisconsin Department Of Revenue Checks...

More

Google Books Settlement Facing Scrutiny

Concerns center on possible monopoly, invasion of privacy

Google Books Settlement Facing Scrutiny...

More

Survey: Americans Want Consumer Agency For Financial Products And Services

Strong support for better disclosures, prohibitions on abusive practices

Survey: Americans Want Consumer Agency For Financial Products And Services...

More

Mortgage Brokers Arrested For Theft

Brokers allegedly changed terms after customers signed documents

Mortgage Brokers Arrested For Theft...

More

August Foreclosures Up 18 Percent Over 2008

Most activity still centered in a few states

August Foreclosures Up 18 Percent Over 2008...

More

California Kaiser Permanente Lawsuit Dismissed

Plaintiff failed to pursue other options before suing, judge said

In her decision, Judge Maxine Chesney said that lead plaintiff Nicole Glaus failed to sufficiently pursue administrative remedies before filing the lawsuit...

More

Small Businesses Would Benefit From Health Reform, Study Finds

High costs called impediment to insuring employees

Small Businesses Would Benefit From Health Reform, Study Finds...

More

SRAM Recalls Bicycle Chains, Links

SRAM Recalls Bicycle Chains, Links...

More

Care-Tech To Halt Sale Of Unapproved Germ Fighters

Company violated numerous regs

Care-Tech To Halt Sale Of Unapproved Germ Fighters...

More

Victims of Government: Asthma Patients' Lives Shattered by 'Green' Inhalers

Previously healthy asthma sufferers wind up disabled -- and worse

Victims of Government: Asthma Patients' Lives Shattered by 'Green' Inhalers...

More

More Consumers Turning To Food Stamps

People with jobs tapping into food assistance

More Consumers Turning To Food Stamps...

More

7 Signs It's A Scam

Clueless scammer targers Ohio Attorney General

Most experienced Internet users have learned to spot the scams in their email inboxes, but a surprising number of people each year fall for the most seemin...

More

Congress Urged To Enact Consumer Privacy Guarantees

Concerns raised about behavioral tracking

Congress Urged To Enact Consumer Privacy Guarantees...

More

Florida Sues Systemax Over Rebate Policies

Tigerdirect consumers claim almost impossible to receive rebates

Florida Sues Systemax Over Rebate Policies...

More

Oklahoma Sues Car Warranty Telemarketer

Latest state to take action

Oklahoma Sues Car Warranty Telemarketer...

More

Taylor Bean-Linked Platinum Bank Fails

Five banks seized over the weekend

Taylor Bean-Linked Platinum Bank Fails...

More

Identity Theft Experts Offer Advice For Job-Searching

Online searches open door to vulnerability

Identity Theft Experts Offer Advice For Job-Searching...

More

HSBC Agrees To Better Serve Disabled Consumers

Reportedly required blind customer to file written report

At the prodding of the New York Attorney General's Office, HSBC Card Services, Inc., has agreed to draft new policies to accommodate customers with vision ...

More

New Jersey Firm Pays $7.2 Million In Ponzi Scheme

Investors' money wasn't invested

New Jersey Firm Pays $7.2 Million InPonzi Scheme...

More

Southwest To Sell Early Boarding For $10

But the rest still have to scramble for seats

Southwest To Sell Early Boarding For $10...

More

Lawsuit Accuses Denny's of Sodium Overload

Illinois man claims health consequences from too many omelets

Lawsuit Accuses Denny's of Sodium Overload...

More

California Fires Bring Out The Scammers Again

Some so-called relief agencies are anything but

California Fires Bring Out TheScammers Again...

More

CSPI Slams Domino's New Pasta As Unhealthy 'Food Porn'

But pizza chain challenges assumptions about its offerings

CSPI Slams Domino's New Pasta As Unhealthy 'Food Porn'...

More

Pfizer Pays Record $2.3 Billion Settlement Over Illegal Marketing Charges

Company accused of misleading customers on Bextra branding

Company accused of misleading customers on Bextra branding...

More

Cash4Gold Sues Consumerist.com Over Investigation

Gold buyer already engaged in lawsuit with former employees

Cash4Gold, which bills itself as the "World's #1 Gold Buyer," recently sued Consumerist.com by appending the consumer-focused website to existing lawsuits ...

More

Massachusetts Court Throws Out Ticket Resale Suit

State anti-scalping law dates to 1924

Herman, of Dorchester, filed suit against Admit One Ticket Agency in 2006, claiming that the agency's $415-dollar markup of a 2005 Sox ticket violated stat...

More