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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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IRS Telephone Scam

If you have any doubts, call (IRS Fraud Hotline) 1-800-366-4484. For more information on how you can avoid any of these tax related scams, visit: http://www.bbb.org/centralohio/tax-tips/tax-scams/?id=321038 http://www.bbb.org/upstate-new-york/news-events ...

Man promises to marry woman, allegedly scams her out of $4,500, and he is already married

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – A Lower Swatara Township man, Derrick Frankie Brunson, 43, of Georgetown Road, Middletown is charged with Theft by Deception, a Felony, for scamming a Lower Paxton Township woman out of over $4500. It is alleged that Brunson ...

Angie’s List: How to Avoid Air Duct Scams

Are your counters and tabletops dusty just a day or two after cleaning? Do your allergies seem worse when you’re at home? The air ducts – the metal tubing that connects your ventilation system – may be to blame. Keeping them clean is a job for a ...

Lottery Reminds Players Not to Fall for Scams

A Missouri Lottery-produced scams brochure titled, “Don’t Get Scammed!” can be found at playcenters at all Lottery retail locations throughout Missouri. The brochure includes key security facts about the Missouri Lottery, a list of common types of ...

PG&E Warns Customers of Scams

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EA Sports Warns Gamers About Madden NFL 16 Ultimate Team Scams

It seems that scams associated with the Ultimate Team mode in Madden NFL 16 have alreadyt become so annoying and potentially threatening to gamers that EA Sports is once again cautioning gamers against interacting with fraudulent accounts. The warning ...

BBB warns of Paul McCartney ticket scams

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) BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Seemingly within minutes, each and every ...

Be cautious and don’t trust everything you see:” Mystery shopper scams on the rise

PITTSBURGH — It seems like the perfect work at home job — getting paid to go shopping. But it is one of the fastest growing scams in the nation with losses totaling almost $100 million. “I didn’t have a lot I’m a widow. My money is limited.