Picking the right charity

Many Americans have recently been affected by natural disasters and acts of violence and, as horrible is it sounds, scammers are trying to cash in. Some will go as far as impersonating charities, while others are setting up fake crowd funding accounts; taking...

It might not really be the SSA calling

Consumers across the country are getting calls from scammers pretending to be employees of the Social Security Administration. The Acting Attorney General of Social Security is now warning Americans not to pick up the phone for them. The scam involves the caller...

Gym contract won’t work itself out

Joining a gym can be great way to stay in shape, but sometimes cancelling a membership can be a larger than expected burden. That’s what one Las Vegas man discovered when he tried to exit his contract early after a blown knee prevented him from exercising. The...

Warranty problems abound

Action News Troubleshooters have found that a Philadelphia-area warranty company isn’t doing its job, to the point that no employees even work in its office. The issue was first brought to the attention of the Troubleshooters when area woman reported that she had...

Sometimes a “scam” is legit

Over the last few years there has been an uptick in scam callers impersonating the IRS and other debt collectors. Lost in the mix are the legitimate calls that you need to answer. The IRS recently switched over to using third party debt collectors, so debt collection...

When $35 turns into $400

When a Buffalo man faced a series of complications that turned a thirty five dollar parking ticket into an over four hundred dollar one, Call 4 Action helped him slash the extra fees. Additional costs started when the man was late to pay the ticket. Although he...