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Old Navy on the Hook for Creating False Sense of Urgency in Sales Emails

Old Navy is facing disciplinary action from the Federal Trade Commission for creating a false sense of urgency in their sales emails. Learn more.

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What To Know About The INFORM Act

Learn about the INFORM Act & how to get legal help after making an online purchase from a fraudulent seller. Contact our consumer protection attorneys now.

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What To Do When Credit Reporting Mistakes Lead To Denial

Learn what to do if you were denied credit or housing due to an error on your credit report. Get help from a consumer protection attorney now.

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How To Protect Yourself From Timeshare Fraud

Learn about timeshare fraud & what you can do if you've been a victim of a timeshare scam. Get legal help from qualified consumer protection attorneys now.

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Avoid Junk Fees As FTC Deliberates Regulations

If you’ve ever made a purchase and wondered why the total at checkout was so much more than you anticipated, you may have been the victim of junk fees. Below, we discuss the different types of junk fees, how to spot them, and what you…

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How to Spot Greenwashing: Red Flags of Environmental Marketing & False Advertising

As a savvy consumer, you likely know to be on the lookout for false advertising. But what about greenwashing? Greenwashing is a type of environmental marketing that uses misleading or unsubstantiated claims to promote a product or service as environmentally friendly. While greenwashing can take…

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Fight Back Against Predatory Lending

Predatory lending is a significant issue in the United States and as the recession continues to worsen, more consumers are finding themselves with few other options. Predatory lenders take advantage of this, preying on people who are in financial distress and desperate for a loan.…

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What Are Dark Patterns & Should Consumers Be Aware of Them?

You may have heard the term “dark patterns” in reference to the internet before, but you may not be entirely sure what it means. Even if you haven’t, you’ve almost certainly come across an example of it online. Dark patterns are designed to exploit cognitive…

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What You Need to File a Class Action Lawsuit In Massachusetts

Learn about the requirements to file a class action lawsuit in Massachusetts. Get help from veteran consumer protection attorneys today.

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Help! There’s An OFAC Alert On My Credit Report – What Does It Mean?

Learn about OFAC alerts, what they mean, and what to do if you’re the target of an OFAC alert or you’ve been put on the SDN list.

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