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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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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 ticket scams for Mets and Yankees playoff games, says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

With the Mets and Yankees both headed to the playoffs, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is warning fans against ticket scams. Schneiderman predicted the high demand for attending playoff games would make fans a prime target for scammers looking to ...

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 ...

Beware of foreclosure scams

You’ve begun to sleep poorly. In the middle of the night you wake up thinking about your mortgage and wondering where the money will come from this month to pay this bill. Granted, you are worried, but think clearly about who you will ask for help ...

How to avoid ticket scams

Whether you're trying to score some tickets to a sold out Texans game or the upcoming Madonna concert, buying tickets from someone you don't know can be a risky move. There are a lot of options online, but prices can be crazy and scammers are lurking.

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 ...

Morphick Releases Free Tool To Help Stop Wire Fraud Scam

In response to the increased frequency of these scams, Morphick announced that it has made some of its protections available to the general public. Morphick released a free, proactive tool that can identify emails containing these scams as they enter ...

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 ...