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Suing Your Mortgage Lender - Do You Believe You Have A Case Against Your Lender?

POSTED: Consumer Fraud ForumApril 11, 2018 at 4:11 PM /

Suing your mortgage lender might be the last thought on your mind if you’re at odds with them and trying to work out a deal to keep your home. Unfortunately, banks don’t think the same way as homeowners. They want their money and you want to keep a solid relationship. The two don’t coincide.

Common Investor Malpractice Claims

It’s no surprise that financial advisors have a bad reputation among the wealthy, middle class and poor. Why? Because of malpractice and cases of negligence that have have come to light in recent times.

Do You Know How You Can Minimize Your Risk Of Falling Victim to Identity Theft! Read My Guide On How To Protect Yourself From Getting Your Identity Stolen

POSTED: William PinilisDecember 5, 2017 at 3:37 PM / Consumer Protection

Many Companies Need To Focus On Cybersecurity

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 6, 2017 at 1:53 PM / Consumer Protection

Cybersecurity has been in the headlines lately especially with the Equifax breach that occurred earlier this year. Most people do not think that their personal data is at risk but this breach should be a reminder that the world depends on critical systems, networks and data repositories, which might not be...

Huge Lessons Companies Should Learn From Equifax's Data Breach

POSTED: William PinilisOctober 26, 2017 at 3:32 PM /

Equifax Inc. (EFX) had a massive security breach that compromised the personal information of 143 Americans. With corporate cyberattacks growing, how can a company protect themselves and their clients.

How to Check if Your Financial Advisor is a Credible Professional or Just a Scammer After Your Money

POSTED: Consumer Fraud ForumSeptember 7, 2017 at 4:26 PM / Financial & Insurance Fraud

Anyone can be a financial advisor since there are no specific qualifications nor does a person need to be registered. How do you know they are not amateurs or scammers, when you are looking for guidance and support on your investments?  

How to Protect Against Food Fraud

POSTED: Consumer Fraud ForumAugust 31, 2017 at 1:11 PM / Food Fraud

Did you buy organic honey supposedly made by bees that only ate rose pollen? Did your expensive extra virgin olive oil supposedly come from one tree in a little village in Sicily? Only to find out that neither product came from where the label said and you grossly overpaid for something that was massed...

Do you own a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a Twin Cam 103 engine?

POSTED: Consumer Fraud ForumApril 26, 2017 at 1:41 PM / Auto Recalls

Recently, some Harley Davidson Motorcycle owners have complained that they've suffered damages from their Harleys equipped with a Twin Cam 103 engine. 

Consumers Paying More For Auto Insurance Because Of Distracted Driving

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Consumer News

According to federal statistics, about 8 Americans are killed and another 1,161 are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver each day. Distracted driving is an epidemic that has affected thousands of people so far and it is poised to affect many millions more.

Video: Safeguard Your Personal Data While On Public WiFi

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 27, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Identity theft, Cybercrime, Privacy

In this increasingly connected world, cafes, airports, hotels and even subway lines offer readily available public internet. While public WiFi is incredibly convenient, it isn't exactly safe when it comes to protecting your privacy and personal data

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