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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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Warning: Beware of these three Facebook scams

Social media scams are nothing new, but right now there are three specific Facebook scams that are spreading like wildfire! For cyber criminals, what's the easiest way to reach the most people with one scam? Facebook. With more than a billion users ...

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 ...

Goodwill warns of loan 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) Goodwill warns of predatory scams that could fool some folks this ...

Scam alert: Phony calls from 'IRS' on the rise

Ohio is seeing an explosion of tax scams where con artists claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service call to threaten people with legal action, or even arrest, if tax bills aren’t paid. Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office reported receiving ...

Tech support scams join forces with Nuclear EKs to distribute ransomware

“We've recently seen many instances where attackers serve tech support scams and the Nuclear exploit kit almost simultaneously,” Singh wrote. “We found that the scam's web pages include an iframe redirecting users to a server hosting the Nuclear ...

$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.

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).

Majority of SC Consumers Susceptible to Holiday Giving 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) Columbia, SC — With the holiday giving season approaching, a new ...