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Misleading Letter Sent To Local Seniors

Lois Shipley, of New Castle, got a letter in the mail the other day from a business called the Senior Advisory Center. The letter stated that for a fee of $39, the company, on her behalf, would file a property tax, or rent rebate claim with the Pa. Department of Revenue.

10/25/2011

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Latrobe Woman Says She Was Pressured By Roofer

A Westmoreland County attorney says he’s been contacted by three elderly homeowners who feel they have been pressured by a home improvement company based in Ohio.

05/12/2011

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Online Thieves Using Osama Bin Laden’s Death In Scams

Free plane tickets to celebrate Osama bin Laden’s death? A promise of a free sandwich? Or exclusive video of bin Laden’s corpse? They are just some of the scams the Better Business Bureau is warning people about.

05/06/2011

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Beware Of Latest Scams & Schemes

Scam artists are at it again. They’ve found new ways to trick you into giving up your hard earned money, and for some of the victims, the results can be devastating.

04/29/2011

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Looking Out For Spring Scams

Warren King, the President of the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania, joined KDKA’s Mike Pintek to discuss scams that are infiltrating the Pittsburgh region.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/12/2011

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Officials Warn Tornado Victims About Out-Of-State Contractors

Al Murray, who owns Al’s Roofing Company, a business he and his family have operated for the last 30 years in the Greensburg area, says he got a call from a Texas company that wanted to buy the right to use their name.

03/31/2011

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Better Business Bureau Weighs In On Closure Of Allcare Dental

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With little or no warning, Allcare Dental and Dentures permanently closed its network of offices nationwide. Eight of them are in western Pennsylvania. A sign on the door urges patients with questions […]

01/04/2011

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Do Your Homework On Debt Consolidation Companies

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Unemployed 29-year-old Craig McGonigle moved home with his parents near Kittanning in a desperate condition. “I didn’t have any money and I was really scared because I had all these credit card […]

KDKA-TV–11/12/2010

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Work At Home Jobs: How To Land The Position

With full benefits and retirement plans, hundreds of thousands of people are going to work everyday without ever leaving home. Joe Kerwick had been unemployed since the end of 2008 and he tried everything until he saw a KDKA-TV report about work from home opportunities.

03/02/2010

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Finding Legitimate Work From Home Opportunities

Working from home is something that a lot of people would love to do. But while most of those “work from home” offers are nothing more than a scam, some of them are for real and pay well. If you are looking for a work from home job be skeptical, be ready to check and double check the company and read every smidgen of small print.

02/17/2010

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