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Consumer Fraud

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New Jersey Officials Form ‘Stop Sandy Fraud’ Group

New Jersey law enforcement is banding together to go after people who would defraud victims of Hurricane Sandy.

03/10/2013

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Cheyney Students Should Deal Quickly With Leaked ID Info, Expert Warns

A consumer advocacy attorney from Ambler, Pa. has some advice for local college students who may have had their personal information breached in a recent incident.

02/07/2013

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Philadelphia’s DA Issues Warnings on Holiday Season Scams

The arrival of Thanksgiving means, of course, the arrival of holiday shopping. And, the DA warns, that means scam artists will be out in full force, both in person and online.

11/20/2012

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Area Utilities Warn Of Wave Of ‘Government Pays Your Bills’ Scams

Have you been told the president wants to help pay some of your bills? Don’t believe it, warn consumer experts.

07/13/2012

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Bucks County Man Charged With Water Treatment Ripoff Will Face Trial

Steven Wiley, 50, is headed to trial on charges he ripped off a couple that purchased a water filtration system but never received it.

05/01/2012