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Major Credit Bureaus To Pay For Deceiving Consumers

POSTED: William PinilisJanuary 4, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Deceptive Advertising, Credit Score, Deceptive Pricing

Two of the nation’s largest credit reporting bureaus have been charged with misleading consumers about their credit scores.  According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, TransUnion and Equifax deceived consumers about the usefulness and cost of credit scores and other credit-related products and...

Major Retailers Sued For Deceptive Pricing

POSTED: William PinilisDecember 13, 2016 at 11:30 AM / Retailers, Deceptive Pricing

Four major retailers are accused of tricking consumers with alleged “fake” sales.

Online Discounts Turn Out To Be Overinflated List Prices

You know how when you shop on Amazon there is a price you pay just below a "list price" which is usually much higher? Have you ever wondered where that “list price” (sometimes known as MSRP) comes from?

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