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Feds Crack Down on 'Phantom Debt Collection' Scheme
Federal and state authorities are cracking down on a multi-million-dollar “phantom debt collection” scheme that allegedly bilked at least $3.8 million from consumers who were tricked into paying off debts they didn’t owe. The action, brought by the Federal Trade Commission and Illinois Attorney
Michigan Couple Arraigned on Larceny Charges for Late Library Books
Two overdue library books have landed a married couple in Tecumseh, Michigan, afoul of the law. Not only have the husband and wife been fined more than $200, but they were arraigned in court Thursday, each charged with larceny of rental equipment. “We were appalled, totally appalled,” Catherine
Your Identity Portfolio Can Make or Break You
No matter how good or lucky the investor, no one beats the market 100 percent of the time—unless, of course, you are Bobby Axelrod, Showtime 's Billions mega-investor. There is, however, an investment portfolio that is somewhat more predictable. It works along similar lines, but it is possible to
Inside the 'Dancing with the Stars' Rehearsal
ABC News' Charli James takes us inside the 'Dancing with the Stars' rehearsal with Ginger Zee and Val Chmerkovskiy.
The ABC News Fixer: 3 Scams to Watch Out For
Hi I'm Stephanie. Bittermann ABC news exec at a fixer is all about correcting it pops right back. So for national consumer protection week I tell you about three major scams and ripping op hard working people. The eight government today. Government agents scammer if somebody calls on the phone
Trump Wins Mississippi and Michigan
ABC News contributor LZ Granderson talks Donald Trump's campaign after the frontrunner won big in Mississippi and Michigan.
How to Tell If Your Valentine Is Cheating on You Financially
The woman's fiancé was keeping a secret from her. She remembers precisely when she figured it out. It was after they got engaged. One day, she asked him how much money he made. “I had always been curious, but didn’t think it was any of my business until we were engaged. Once engaged, I felt, as an
Even After Mom’s Death, Insurance Co. Took Money
Dear ABC News Fixer: My mother passed away June 1. Within hours after her passing, my wife notified Aetna because my mother had an electronic withdrawal set up for her Aetna Medicare plan premiums. A couple of days later they sent us a letter stating that her insurance had ceased on June 1. Then,
Identity Theft Is Dead! Long Live Identity Theft!
Incidents of identity theft held fairly steady last year, according to a new report by Javelin Strategy and Research. It would seem that fraudsters — ever sophisticated, creative and persistent — scrambled to find new ways to increase revenues in 2015. Of course, they did. They always do. If I