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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

How to Get Your Money Back From Western Union

Posted: 12/18/2017

How to Get Your Money Back From Western Union

If you paid money to a scammer using Western Union between January 1, 2004, and January 19, 2017, you can file a claim requesting your money back. Western Union has agreed to refund $586 Million to fraud victims for the part they played in fraudulent transfers. Refunds are being handled by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and a company they hired to handle claims—Gilardi & Co. Below is some important information for anyone who believes they are owed a refund....Read more

Tags: western union, federal trade commission, refunds, settlement

Western Union to Refund $586 Million to Fraud Victims

Posted: 2/7/2017

Western Union to Refund $586 Million to Fraud Victims

Western Union has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought against them by the FTC and the U.S. Department of Justice for their part in fraudulent transfers. According to the settlement, Western Union will pay $586 million in refunds to consumers that were defrauded. The global money transfer service provider admits to knowing for years that scammers have been using their system to commit fraud and that they ignored evidence that many of its agents were involved in the fraud. The more than half a bill...Read more

Tags: western union, federal trade commission, refunds, settlement

Deadline Approaches for Honda Consumers Affected by $24 Million Discrimination Settlement

Posted: 11/10/2016

Deadline Approaches for Honda Consumers Affected by $24 Million Discrimination Settlement

A year after American Honda Finance Corporation (Honda) reached a $24 million settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) over allegations that it overcharged minorities, the Settlement Administrator has sent out packets to affected borrowers with instructions on how to participate in the settlement. Consumers who are eligible to receive a portion of the settlement should review and complete the forms to claim their compensation....Read more

Tags: Honda, settlement, claims

Court Grants Final Approval in Landmark Volkswagen Settlement

Posted: 11/2/2016

Court Grants Final Approval in Landmark Volkswagen Settlement

Months after Volkswagen agreed to a landmark $14.7 Billion Settlement for cheating emissions tests in its 2.0 liter diesel vehicles, the U.S. District Court’s have granted final approval to the settlement. As part of the agreement, Volkswagen will spend approximately $10 billion to buy back or modify vehicles in which “defeat device” software was installed....Read more

Tags: settlement, Volkswagen

Comcast/Xfinity Customers: Check Your Bills Carefully

Posted: 10/21/2016

Comcast/Xfinity Customers:  Check Your Bills Carefully

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has fined Comcast Communications (Comcast) $2.3 million to settle an investigation into claims that the company billed their subscribers for equipment, programming, and services that they never requested. The company’s FCC settlement is the largest civil penalty ordered by the agency to date....Read more

Tags: negative option billing, FCC, Comcast, settlement

Herbalife Agrees to $200 Million Settlement with FTC

Posted: 8/3/2016

Herbalife Agrees to $200 Million Settlement with FTC

Distributors harmed by what the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calls deceptive practices may be excited to receive a portion of the $200 million settlement Herbalife International of America, Inc., (Herbalife) reached with the agency on July 15, 2016. ...Read more

Tags: Herbal Life, federal trade commission, settlement

Volkswagen Agrees to a Huge $14.7 Billion Settlement

Posted: 7/15/2016

Volkswagen Agrees to a Huge $14.7 Billion Settlement

Volkswagen has agreed to a $14.7 billion settlement with several agencies. Read on to find out how it affects you....Read more

Tags: settlement, class action

Are You In Line for "Free Tickets" from Ticketmaster?

Posted: 6/22/2016

Are You In Line for "Free Tickets" from Ticketmaster?

If you're one of 57 million customers who purchased tickets online from Ticketmaster between 1999-2013, check your Ticketmaster account. You could have free tickets waiting....Read more

Tags: settlement, class action

CA Attorney General Announces $4.95 Million Settlement for Electronics Over Price Fixing

Posted: 4/8/2016

CA Attorney General Announces $4.95 Million Settlement for Electronics Over Price Fixing

If you purchased LG, Hitachi, Panasonic, Toshiba and Samsung televisions and monitors, you could qualify for part of this settlement....Read more

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PayPal to Pay $4 Million to Settle Class Action Suit

Posted: 1/20/2016

PayPal to Pay $4 Million to Settle Class Action Suit

PayPal users may be able to claim part of the $4 million class action settlement the company reached to settle allegations that it improperly handled disputed transactions on PayPal accounts, improperly placed holds and reserves on accounts, or closed or suspended accounts. If you had an active PayPal account between April 19, 2006, and November 5, 2015, you’re a member of the Settlement Class....Read more

Tags: PayPal, class action, settlement

New Years Eve Deadline to Collect on $150 Million Verizon Sprint Settlement

Posted: 12/26/2015

New Years Eve Deadline to Collect on $150 Million Verizon Sprint Settlement

You have until December 31st to claim your part in the $150 million settlement from Verizon and Sprint. Read on to find out how to make your claim....Read more

Tags: settlement, cramming, Verizon Wireless, Sprint Wireless

LifeLock Agrees to $100 Million Settlement to Resolve FTC Contempt Allegations

Posted: 12/22/2015

LifeLock Agrees to $100 Million Settlement to Resolve FTC Contempt Allegations

LifeLock, Inc. has agreed to one of the largest redress settlements of its kind to resolve the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) claims that it failed to comply with an earlier order regarding false advertising. Back in 2010, the FTC, along with 35 state attorneys general, filed a complaint against LifeLock, claiming it mislead consumers regarding their identity theft protection services....Read more

Tags: identity theft, settlement