Tax ID Theft – one of the hardest to fix

January 29 was the first day that the IRS would officially accept tax returns this year. With all of the data breaches that occurred in the past year, this may be the year that you will want to file early and to take some extra precautions. Filing early has a number...

Data Privacy Day Tips

In honor of international Data Privacy Day, here are some things to keep in mind: Ads showed are chosen by content creator and not endorsed by Call For Action Share with care, what you post can last a lifetime: Before posting online, think about how it might be...

Tax season alert for small businesses

KHON, our Honolulu affiliate, has an Action Line Consumer Alert for this tax season. In recent years scammer have shifted their focus from tricking individuals into sharing their personal details to attempting to trick companies or tax preparers into sharing the...

Flooring company with a track record of complaints

Our Ft. Myers partner, WINK-TV, shares the details of one local flooring company with a track record of complaints. In addition the complaints filed by consumers, the company also owes over $6,000 in fines to the Florida Department of Professional Business and...

Don’t fall for the jury duty scam

The age-old jury duty scam has reappeared in the Colorado Springs area. Residents are receiving calls, purportedly from a sheriff’s deputy, saying that they must pay a fee for missed jury duty or face jail time. Victims say that the calls are very convincing and...

Solved: Rental car refund

A delayed flight caused one Boston area consumer to shorten his prepaid rental car contract, but the company refused to refund him the $145 price difference. Thats when he reached out to our Boston partner WBZ Call 4 Action. Within a couple of days he had his refund...