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July 24, 2013

In order to implement the Affordable Care Act in California (“Obamacare”) state officials are planning on training thousands of workers in health care enrollment procedures. However, by doing what is needed to successfully launch the new law, is the door being left open for identity thieves, asks KCRA.com.

Reports indicate that consumers may be at... Read More

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July 18, 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is recalling 45,961 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 trucks with electronic stability control (ESC) issues caused by a software problem. According to The Los Angeles Times, an error in the software can disable the ESC, causing decreased vehicle control and a higher likelihood of an accident. According to... Read More

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July 10, 2013

Expert Global Solutions, the world’s largest debt collection agency, was fined recently a total of $3.2 million by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). According to USA Today, the FTC says the company violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). According to the FTC, the debt collection company violated the law by calling debtors multiple times... Read More

July 03, 2013

As reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on account of an airbag related problem, Hyundai Motor Company is recalling 5,200 2012-2013 Azera vehicles manufactured between May 22, 2012 and November 23, 2012.

Due to the defect, the occupant detection system for the airbags may be unable to tell if the person in the front... Read More

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July 02, 2013

A total of nine people were recently arrested for running an apparent identity theft scheme that included forcing employees to work hundreds of hours with little pay at 7-Eleven stores. According to ABC News, owners of 10 New York stores and four Virginia stores, were recently arrested for using stolen identities of children and the deceased. Reports indicate... Read More

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July 02, 2013
After an initial refusal, Chrysler Group LLC is recalling 1.56 million cars to correct a problem that can lead to vehicle fires. In fact, as previously reported, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) contends 2.7 million Chrysler vehicles have a defect that can lead to gas tank explosions. While Chrysler has agreed to recall some vehicles,... Read More
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June 21, 2013

According to an ABC News Report, General Motors (GM), in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is recalling 193,652 vehicles due to a circuit board corrosion problem that can endanger passengers.

Allegedly, fluid can leak into the driver door’s module, causing corrosion and leading to a short in the circuit board... Read More

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June 17, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other government officials are putting more focus on identity theft schemes that take advantage of the elderly. As reported by The Baltimore Sun, elderly consumers are not necessarily more vulnerable to I.D. theft, but are frequently victimized by schemes involving medical care and tax returns. Both of these schemes are... Read More

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June 10, 2013

A two year investigation by federal safety regulators has resulted in a demand for Chrysler Group LLC to recall 2.7 million vehicles for defective fuel tanks that can supposedly explode after a rear-end crash. However, according to the The Los Angeles Times, Chrysler is refusing to recall the subject vehicles stating that the agency in charge of the recall,... Read More

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May 29, 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Forest River Recreational Vehicles have recalled 9,526 vehicles from the model year 2013 - 2014 due to a design defect in the power awning motor assembly that can cause the motor assembly screws to shear. The shearing of the screws may occur without the knowledge of vehicle occupants. When this... Read More

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