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5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

Does Amazon Owe You A Refund?

Posted: 7/6/2017

Does Amazon Owe You A Refund?

In April 2017, Amazon agreed to end litigation with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stemming from a complaint filed in July 2014 regarding allegations that they unlawfully billed parents and other account holders millions of dollars for in-app charges without their consent. As a result of the agreement, a refund program was begun....Read more

Tags: refund, Amazon, mobile apps

Tobacco Settlement Claim Blows Smoke

Posted: 6/28/2017

Tobacco Settlement Claim Blows Smoke

An online scam is making the rounds alleging that people can claim money from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). The false ads assert consumers can receive tax-free monthly payments of $2,300 from the government through a special program. In order to claim the money, consumers are prompted to pay up to $129 for a recurring subscription that will provide further details on how to receive the payout. This is nothing but a huge scam....Read more

Tags: scam, refund

Citibank to Pay $700 Million in Settlement for Illegal Credit Card Practices

Posted: 7/23/2015

Citibank to Pay $700 Million in Settlement for Illegal Credit Card Practices

Citibank, N.A. and its subsidiaries, Department Stores National Bank and Citicorp Credit Services, Inc., (“Citibank”) has been ordered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) to pay an estimated $700 million in consumer relief to settle allegations that it engaged in illegal practices related to credit card add-on products and services. The relief will go to roughly 8.8 million consumer accounts belonging to consumers harmed by the bank’s deceptive marketing and unfair billing tacti...Read more

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