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Toyota recalls another 1.75 million cars over brake, fuel component defects

HONG KONG — Toyota has issued three new recalls covering more than 1.75 million vehicles, the latest in a string of safety setbacks for the automaker. 262 more words

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U.S. Airlines Travel Voucher & 1-877-687-3217 Scam

Fraud alert about the above U.S. Airlines Award Notification, offering 2 free round trip airline tickets.

“U.S. Airlines” is not U.S. Airways.  The Better Business Bureau and U.S. 312 more words

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Kmart says payment systems hacked

NEW YORK — Kmart said Friday that its payment system had been compromised by malware since early September.

The bug affected shoppers in the company’s physical stores, and it compromised an unspecified number of credit and debit card numbers. 118 more words

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BBB: Beware When Donating to Breast Cancer Research

(HOUSTON) — This month, scam artists are trying to intercept your donations to breast cancer research, according to the Better Business Bureau.

Leah Napoliello, senior director of investigations at the Houston BBB, says with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it stands to reason that for every charity organization there’s a flip side involving cyber-thieves. 150 more words

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Consumer Alert: Stay away from 'dangerous celebrities' online

Watch what you click on the Internet. That’s the latest warning from the Better Business Bureau, especially when you try to look up celebrities online. 312 more words

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Company recalls ground beef after person chips tooth on metal

Sam Kane Beef Processors of Corpus Christi, Texas, has recalled 90,987 pounds of ground beef products after consumers complained about finding pieces of metal inside the meat, the U.S. 239 more words

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GM recalls reach 30 million for year

NEW YORK — If you own a General Motors vehicle, it’s worth the few seconds it takes to go on the company’s website to check if your car has been recalled. 258 more words

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