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Paying for a diploma? FTC halts alleged fake online school

There are several benefits of having a high school diploma. From getting a better job, applying for college, and being eligible for the military. But did you know there is such thing as a diploma mill? 294 more words


PREVIEW: Are driving trackers right for you?

Everyone wants to save money on car insurance, so Target 2 Consumer Alert looked into those tracking devices that promise a discount for good driving. 198 more words


Chase Bank Fraudulent Notification Phishing Email

This week fraudulent phishing emails were being distributed with the intention of obtaining login credentials for Chase Bank.

In the example is below, the screenshot was taken at the moment when the mouse was hovering over the chase.com link which reveals the true destination for the link.

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Study: Women May Be Paying More Than Men For Goods, Services

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – You’ve probably heard of the gender pay gap. But what about the gender “price gap?”

A recent New York City Department of Consumer Affairs study revealed… 31 more words


Trader Joe’s recalls raw cashew pieces due to possible salmonella contamination

(KRON) — Trader Joe’s has recalled their raw cashew pieces due to a possibly that one particular lot of the item might be contaminated with salmonella. 116 more words


Expert: Businesses, customers need to adapt in light of data breaches

A rash of data breaches involving large businesses affected millions of people in 2015.

Anthem, Starwood, Hyatt, Ashley Madison, all fell victim to cyber criminals, and there’s worry about what 2016 might bring. 264 more words