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Watchdogs Say Ebola Crisis Is Newest Hook For Online Fraud Schemes

Panic is a scammer’s best friend, says Mary Bach, chair of AARP Pennsylvania’s Consumer Issues Task Force.

10/27/2014

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BBB Warning Schools About Fake Invoice Scam

By Jim Donovan: The Better Business Bureau is warning schools and school districts across the country about possible fake invoices for educational supplies. The scam involves a bogus company named Scholastic School Supply mailing phony […]

09/30/2014

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Virtua Says Its Knee-Surgery Ads Are Correct, But Agrees To Stricter Verification

You’ve probably seen or heard the advertisements for Virtua’s “quad sparing” knee replacement surgery on TV, radio, or online. “He’s off his walker,” explains an actress portraying his wife.

09/04/2014

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3 On Your Side: Robin Williams’ Death Prompts Click-Jacking Warning

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of click-jacking.

08/14/2014

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Better Business Bureau Warns Runners To ‘Do Their Homework’ Before Signing Up For Themed Races

Apparently, the organization has been receiving complaints about various “fun runs” that have been canceled with short notice.

07/30/2014

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Grounds For A Lawsuit

As a teenager, McConaughey had used mink oil, marketed to him as a cure for acne but it actually made his complexion worse, so he sued. And lost.

05/09/2014

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BBB Issues Alert Regarding Nation Voice Communications

By Jim Donovan: In the past 30 days, the Better Business Bureau in New Jersey has received 834 inquiries on Nation Voice Communications LLC, a Brick, NJ company offering communications services to customers throughout North […]

04/29/2014

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3 On Your Side: Crowdfunding For Adoption & Fertility Treatments

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, hopeful parents are turning to the internet to fund adoptions and fertility treatments.

07/12/2013

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3 On Your Side: Sneaky New “Pre-Paid” Scam

As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan explains, “pre-paid” is now the payment method of choice for some scammers.

04/02/2013

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3 On Your Side: Hyundai Sonata Steering Issue

It’s one of the best-selling cars in the United States, but some drivers say it took them where they didn’t want to go! Tonight 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about what some are calling “Wandering Sonata Syndrome.”

02/22/2013

False Advertising Against Your Business

If your company has been harmed by what you believe to be a false claim what are your legal rights?

12/12/2012

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3 On Your Side: Checking Out A Charity Before Donating

Before donating to a charity, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers some helpful advice and warns us about charity scams that have a tech twist.

12/06/2012

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3 On Your Side: Spotting Counterfeit Products

Online shopping can be a great way to snag a great deal, but not all internet merchants are created equal. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on how to spot counterfeit items.

06/14/2012

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3 On Your Side: Hiring A Mover

As the school year comes to a close, many families may be planning a move to a new home. Here is some advice to keep your move hassle free.

05/08/2012

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I-Team: Unlicensed Movers “A Nightmare”

It is easier than ever today to open up a moving company with the help of websites like Craigslist.

02/29/2012

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