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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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According to the FBI, thieves stole nearly $750 million in such scams from more than 7,000 victim companies in the U.S. between October 2013 and August 2015. “The scam has been reported in all 50 states and in 79 countries,” the FBI’s alert notes.

Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?’ review: An antic story of scams and gangsters

Stephen Dobyns pulls off a neat misdirection in this brazenly titled comic crime novel. On its face, “Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?” is a frivolous romp through an underworld of solecism-spouting thieves and doltish enforcers. But for a book with a cigarette ...

Sheriff: resurgence in local phone 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) TOPEKA (KSNT) – Local law enforcement says it’s seeing a ...

BTU Warns Customers About Phone Scams Demanding Payments

BRYAN - Bryan resident Minnie Garcia says her husband received a phone call Tuesday from someone claiming to be with BTU. She says the caller said the Garcias owed a $900 power bill that needed to be paid immediately. " He got a call saying they're about ...

5 Biggest iPhone Scams to Avoid

Whether a victim or not, you’ve probably been involved in an iPhone scam at one point or another. Here are the five biggest iPhone scams to avoid. There are people out there willing to make some money the easy way, and that sometimes involves scamming ...

Two Dropbox Phishing Scams Cause Consumer Problems

Hackers have once again set their sights on Dropbox. The company has been the victim of two separate attacks both starting with an email. Phishing Emailimage credit: skp_psc_scp The first attack, which was noted on SANS Internet Storm Center InfoSec ...

Con artists reach out through Facebook

Now, we've come across two sneaky scams that started on Facebook. Two local woman ran into trouble with someone pretending to be one of metro Detroit's biggest stars. "He's a great performer. I like his music. He's relatable, very relatable!" said Sherrie ...

In Your Corner: Cyber crooks target your smart phone

The bogus pop up claimed suspicious activity was detected on her smart phone. These tech support pop up scams are nothing new. Although most of the ones we’ve warned you about in the past target Windows users. Pop-up scams are also targeting Apple users.