The impact of insurance fraud

In this Of Consuming Interest interview, Matthew Smith, general counsel with the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, describes the actions states are taking to prevent insurance fraud, identity theft and other consumer issues....

Four Places to Avoid Using Your Debit Card

Many people use credit and debit cards interchangeably.  Our partners at WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania warn that this may not be such a good idea.  Credit cards offer additional protection against fraudulent charges that debit cards cannot, particularly since a...

Call For Action Secures Refund for Disappointed Rental Customer

Online vacation rental services have boomed in popularity in recent years.  Unfortunately, when you end up renting a property through a third party, sometimes you can encounter unexpected surprises that can have a big, negative impact on your vacation.  Our partners...

Fake Moving Company Shut Down by State Attorney General

Moving can be incredibly stressful, and hiring a moving company you can rely on can save you a lot of hassle.  Unfortunately, not every company is honest or even legitimate.  Our partners at WIVB in Buffalo report on the story of a moving company that has been shut...

Beware this Altered Check Scam

At Call For Action, we frequently see new technology getting exploited in scams, but Call For Action Director Karen Stiles and our partners at TMJ4 in Milwaukee report on a scam that has been impacting consumers using a more old-fashioned item — Personal...