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Verizon records customer calls, they are unable and unwilling to stop recording you. When the customer tries to record Verizon it becomes clear that the customer is not to be given the same advantages or rights as Verizon. We do not accept the premise that customers are supposed to be subservient to big business. Unless Verizon changes it's policy the public, in our opinion would be better suited to find a company that respects their rights, basic reasonableness and good faith.

We spoke to Verizon and recorded their response which led to Verizon changing their policy. Are you listening NOW! Click to hear.

..McDonalds Tallahassee Fl. Region
It seems like a simple thing getting lunch to go at McDonalds. When the girl behind the counter forgot to include a 20 piece McNuggets and got the Chicken Sandwich wrong it seemed like a simple thing to correct. Welcome to the McDonalds at at 1944 N. Monroe St Tallahassee Fl. where a simple mistake opened the door to immature combative Tiffany Washington.

She was the last in a line of people who were incompetent and did not care about the customers. Corporate administrative assistant Amanda Gay started the apathetic ball rolling when she told us all 30 McDonalds that were corporately owned in the Tallahassee area took their phones off the hook form 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., every day. This claim would later be disputed by Tiffany Washington. Watch out for Tiffany Washington when you visit this McChucky's. Full article

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Beware these three Facebook scams

In this Dec. 13, 2011 file photo, a sign with Facebook's "Like" logo is posted at Facebook headquarters near the office for the company's User Operations Safety Team in Menlo Park, Calif. (Photo: Paul Sakuma, AP) What online site lets crooks, hucksters ...

Tokyo cops continue crackdown on full-sex scams in Kabukicho

TOKYO (TR) – As a part of a crackdown on bait-and-switch prostitution scams taking place in the Kabukicho red-light district, Tokyo Metropolitan Police have busted a rental accommodation for defrauding a customer, reports Nippon News Network (Nov. 30).

How to Avoid Year-End Charity Scams

This is the time of year that many people ramp up their charitable giving. The year-end period coincides with two realities, according to Charity Navigator, a nonprofit whose mission is to guide intelligent giving: a time of religious and moral reflection ...

$5s that look like $100s and other creative local counterfeit scams

Lots of money is changing hands with holiday shopping, but be careful and make sure it is real. Counterfeit bills are popping up in all corners of our area. Police in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia say criminals are getting awfully creative.

New way to track scams

Better Business Bureau has launched BBB Scam Tracker to provide consumers across North America with a place to report scams and fraud, and to warn others of malicious or suspicious activities. All 112 BBBs operating in Canada and the United States are now ...

Scams Abound On Cyber Monday

There may be nothing more alluring to a scammer than an unsuspecting shopper looking for online deals. Today marks Cyber Monday, the Internet’s answer to Black Friday, which is pegged to the Monday after Thanksgiving. It’s a day when online retailers ...

Watching out for Scams Cyber Monday

Retailers think the may be a record-setting day for online shopping. /Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Last year, online sales topped the $2-billion ...

Avoiding Scams This Cyber Monday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More than 40 percent of U.S. consumers will be hitting the web today to get the best Cyber Monday deals. However, the extra traffic means more hackers will be targeting consumers. "You should be as cognizant as possible to protect your ...