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5/2/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
STOCKTON (CBS 13) — Seventy-eight year old Elizabeth Passage said the Social Security Administration wrongfully declared her dead. She was first alerted something was wrong when she was locked out her bank account. She then got a letter from her bank saying, “We are sorry to learn about the recent death of Elizabeth Passage....
News Story
4/9/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Would you be willing to hand over your health information to a life insurance company, in exchange for financial rewards? Activity trackers have become increasingly popular over the past few years, tracking everything from how many steps you walk, to your location throughout the day. Now, John Hancock, a U.S.-based insurer, hopes that fit and...
News Story
3/25/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumers' growing appetite for healthier fare is pushing together two of the world's largest processed-food companies — a deal that would combine an extensive shopping list of household names including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, Oscar Mayer Wieners and Jell-O. H.J. Heinz Co.'s plan to buy Kraft Foods Group Inc....
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9/24/2013
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Admin
Online reviews you read or write have a huge impact on businesses and reputations. So big in fact, companies are paying people to write fake reviews to influence online ratings. After a yearlong investigation, NY state officials caught 19 firms placing fake reviews. These are all fake. Some businesses in LA hope that a similar crackdown happens...
Blog Post
1/20/2013
Posted by Jamie Court
I recently read Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech to my young children and wondered what their dreams were for justice today. We live in a nation where they have a chance to be judged by the content of their character, not the color of their skin.  As Consumer Watchdog embarks on a year of opportunity to change the...