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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 of Mets, Yanks playoff ticket scams

With the Mets and the Yankees headed into post-season games this week for the first time in nearly a decade, Major League Baseball playoff fever is rising. So is the potential for scams, according to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. The Mets will ...

Weisman: Beware of new smart chip credit card scams

U.S. banks are in the process of replacing tens of millions of old magnetic strip credit and debit cards with new cards that are equipped with computer chips that store account data more securely. (Photo: Matt Rourke, AP) October 1st was the deadline for ...

Woman scammed out of $44K by fake 'Army Captain' on Facebook

A google search will bring up websites with pages and pages of stolen images used as bait. Facebook even has a page called Military Romance Scams. There, we found the exact pictures that Mary was sent of her "Army Officer." She admits, she never had any ...

Attorney General Warns Mets, Yankees Fans To Watch Out For Ticket Scams

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Mets and Yankees fans hoping to see playoff games should make sure they don’t fall for ticket scams. Issuing a consumer alert Sunday, Schneiderman said scammers often target ...

Beware of new smart chip credit card scams

(USA TODAY) -- October 1st was the deadline for retailers and credit card issuing companies to switch over to using the new EMV credit cards which contain a computer chip that creates and encrypts a new number every time the card is used, which will ...

CONSUMER ALERT: Ticket scams ahead of Mets and Yankees playoff games

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) NEW YORK (NEWS 10) – The expected high demand for tickets will make ...

BBB warns of scams

Becoming a victim of fraud can have a negative financial impact on a business, and Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma recommends business owners train their staff to be aware of seven common scams that can affect small companies. Every year, BBB ...

Susan Tompor: Contest scams use Publishers Clearing House name

The scam artists can scare you by pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Or it turns out they can con you out of good money by generating short-lived joy when they pretend to be from Publishers Clearing House. It's a scam that's hitting one ...