Hotel booking scams

In this Of Consuming Interest interview Maryam Cope of the American Hotel and Lodging Association discusses the significant losses suffered by consumers caused by fake websites posing as real hotels. Consumers end up with either shabby rooms or no rooms when they...

Solved: Airline ticket mix up

Our WBZ volunteers helped a Boston area family get a full refund for a ticket issue on their dream vacation. The family of five arrived at the airport ready for their trip to Hawaii only to learn that they only had 4 tickets for the flight. The fifth ticket was...

Auto claim – how to get the best results

If your vehicle was damaged from an accident or another problem, there are a few things that you might want to do to get the best results with your claim. Dealing with a damaged vehicle can be an unnerving experience. But, if you can try to be as organized as possible...

Counterfeit Drugs

One Milwaukee consumer reached out to our local TMJ4 Call For Action volunteers after learning that the online pharmacy she had been using was closing in the coming weeks. The retailer wasn’t simply going out of business. It was closing as a result of a DOJ...

Buying or selling a smart home?

From smart light bulbs to smart refrigerators, the smart home market is growing quickly. What should you know when you are buying and selling smart devices? Ads shown are chosen by content creator and not endorsed by Call For Action. The FTC shares the following tips...

Weather washes away a family trip

Last fall a Madison family was planning a vacation to spend time with an ill loved one. When a hurricane made the trip impossible, the airline refused a refund. More problems arose as they tried to rebook the tickets to a new destination. After showing up to board...