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Government after company behind medical alert robocalls

For years I’ve been hearing from Washington seniors who were inundated by robocalls offering “free” medical alert systems.  Thanks to the efforts of the Florida Attorney General and Federal Trade Commission this scam may finally be over. 257 more words

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Comcast giving refunds for June 1 outage

If you were part of the June 1 Comcast internet outage, you’re in for a (small) refund.  A Comcast spokesperson told me that refunds are being issued to “all affected that we know about either from our records or because they requested <it>.” 70 more words

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Whole Foods admits to overcharging NYC customers

Whole Foods admitted today that its stores in New York City were overcharging its customers for some products.  According to Time, the company released a video… 55 more words

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Wildfires prompt warnings of scam charities

The Sleepy Hollow Fire in Wenatchee has state officials reminding donors of charity scams that often appear during times of disaster.

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Airlines working together to keep fares high?

A government investigation is looking into the possibility that major airlines worked together to limit available seats and keep airfare high.  According to the Associated Press… 126 more words

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Consumer Reports: Some new vehicles burn too much oil

Most cars don’t need an oil change until 3,000 miles.  In some cases, that can be stretched to 10,000 miles.  But a recent survey by… 199 more words

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Work from home scam popping up again

The old-school work-from-home scam has reappeared in the Pacific Northwest.  According to the Better Business Bureau, scammers pose as legitimate companies and promise high income for little effort. 234 more words

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