Data Privacy Day

A recent survey indicated that 90% of those polled are “very concerned” about their privacy. Consumers lead increasingly connected lives, constantly storing data in the cloud, and sometimes unknowingly sharing data with third parties. Data breaches continue to generate headlines alongside companies’ worrisome data sharing practices. Call For Action is joining our friends at the National Cyber Security Alliance to promote International Data Privacy Day this January 28th.

Check out our tips to better keep your data private.

Using natural disasters to defraud consumers

In this Of Consuming Interest interview, Owen Donley of the Securities and Exchange Commission reveals the high cost of investment schemes that use natural disasters to defraud consumers....

Roof Repairs Secured for Couple Previously Ripped Off by Contractor

Our partners at WTOL Call 11 for Action finally helped secure a satisfactory outcome for a couple seeking roof repairs.  They couple and a roofer had struck a deal months earlier for him to redo their roof, and he collected a deposit of $1,500.  He never started the...

Man Left Without His Car After Dealership Closes

Our partners at WPRI Call 12 For Action report on the story of a man who paid for a used car, but found himself unable to get it when the dealership unexpectedly closed.  He had initially found the car through an online ad, claiming that the older car had no issues. ...