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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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Elderly people most likely targets of phone scams - with London and South East the hotspots for fraudsters

The vast majority of people falling victims to fraudsters posing as their bank or the police over the telephone are those aged over 55s, with London and the South East the regions where scammers are most likely to hit, new research has found. The analysis ...

Don’t keep silent about scams

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3 hotel scams to watch for when traveling

Many families will be hitting the road over the next two months, and staying in roadside hotels. If so, before you check in, you should check out three cams targeting hotel guests this summer. Scam #1: Midnight Call The Federal Trade Commission ...

Older people fall victim to phone scams

OLDER people are four times more likely to fall foul of telephone scammers where fraudsters pretend to be the police or a bank in a bid to extract money from them, a report has found. The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) reviewed 185 phone scam cases ...

Mobile Threat Monday: SMS Scams Are Getting Even Sneakier

Russian Android owners just can't seem to catch a break. The country's massive malware industry, combined with a lack of official app stores, has made it one of the five most malware-infected nations in the world. Now Malwarebytes has tipped us off to yet ...

Doctor Scams Patients with Chemo Treatments, Could Face Life in Prison

In 2010, Robert Sobieray was diagnosed by his doctor, Dr. Farid Fata, with a rare blood cancer. Sobieray, from Michigan, underwent months of expensive chemotherapy and radiation treatments in an attempt to save his life. After suffering through painful ...

Tredyffrin Police Reports: Scams warning

SCAMS>> Police urge residents that have been victims of scams or attempted scams to go to the website for the Internet Crime Complaint Center - www.IC3.gov and file a complaint. The IC3 is using the information compiled to identify and combat internet crime.

EOW turns to social media to spread awareness on scams

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) is planning to turn to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to spread awareness about financial scams and invite complaints or information about any such crimes. EOW officials said ...