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White Gold... or should that be Grey Gold?

On a topical note, the new comedy series White Gold on the BBC (the whole series can be found on iPlayer) plays on the stereotypical image of double glazing salesmen, where white uPVC is labelled “white gold” due to the huge markups applied. 118 more words

Tangled by Perfecta Straightening Brush

“Along with their $8.95 membership’ fee, they charged me a 30% sales tax and a shipping fee of $9.95. I did a little research and they are scamming people all over. 411 more words


Al-Er-G Recalled - Ephedra

The company behind the herbal medication AL-ER-G, MusclMasster LLC, has issued a recall of all packages of the herbal allergy remedy because it is made with the long-ago-banned ingredient ephedra. 227 more words


Feds Shut Down Alleged Scam Promising Student Loan Relief & Forgiveness

A federal court has shut down a Florida-based operation that charged customers $1,200 up front and $50/month with allegedly false promises of getting their student loan payments reduced or forgiven, sometimes in the impossible timeframe of only three years. 613 more words

Government Policy

Greater Manchester Police Warn of Fraudulent Online Fundraising Pages

In the wake of the Manchester attack on Monday evening, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is warning people to be cautious of online fundraising pages as it has emerged that fraudulent pages are being set up which request donations to support the families of the victims. 127 more words

Community Safety

Microsoft Don't Make Phone Calls!

It’s 6:35pm on a normal weekday evening on the Kapiti Coast, dinner’s almost ready to serve and…….the phone rings. You pick it up and there doesn’t appear to be anyone on the other end. 688 more words

General Information

Loser FB Spammers Are Losers 

Another thing to be weary of in this world. Honestly, can we not trust people anymore? Please be aware when joining or liking RIP pages, especially for victims of high-profile crimes like terrorism. 76 more words