Consumer seeks help with underperforming solar panels

Our Las Vegas partners at KTNV 13 Action News took the call and are helping a frustrated consumer with solar panels he had installed in his home.  The homeowner had been assured when he bought the panels that they would provide nearly 100% of his energy, cutting his...

Online scam sends victims seeking puppies to another victim’s home

Our Atlanta partners at WAGA bring the story of a cruel scam.  An unknown fraudster has been advertising puppies online, requesting a downpayment to reserve the dog, then giving out a random address.  The would-be puppy owners show up and the occupant of the address...

The FDA’s gag rule on off-label treatments

In this Of Consuming Interest interview, Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies for the Cato Institute, talks about the gag rule that places restrictions on discussing legal uses of drugs for off-label purposes, as well as a bill that would make trial drugs...

Taxpayer Struggles to Collect Her Refund from a Virtual Bank

Our Buffalo, New York partners at WIVB spoke with a woman who was struggling to get her tax refund from a virtual bank.  Her father had helped prepare her taxes, e-filing and agreeing to receive her refund on a pre-paid debit card.  The card never showed up at her...