Family Escapes Losing Thousands in Kidnap Scam

Family Escapes Losing Thousands in Kidnap Scam

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It's a scam that's victimized people all over the country, and the hallmarks are always the same: a child in an accident, a wanted criminal in another car and a demand for wired money. Read More

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Feb 4, 2013 Share
Girl Learns of Second Recall Connected to Defibrillator

Girl Learns of Second Recall Connected to Defibrillator

When a device goes bad, whose duty is it to tell the patient? Read More

Jan 22, 2013 Share
Scam Bilks Grandmother Out of $35,000

Scam Bilks Grandmother Out of $35,000

Perpetrators of the so-called "Grandparent Scam" found a willing and loving victim when they targeted Alice Solinski, a grandmother to 11 and great-grandmother to 13. Read More

Dec 5, 2012 Share
Parents: Slipper Company Left Us Stomping Mad

Parents: Slipper Company Left Us Stomping Mad

Countless frustrated consumers say they got a bad product and were inundated with unrelated sales pitches after placing orders for a popular brand of children's slippers. Read More

Dec 5, 2012 Share
Chase Letter Rattles Homeowners' Nerves

Chase Letter Rattles Homeowners' Nerves

The letters, sent out since Thanksgiving, warned homeowners of a possible shortage in their escrow account due to a change in the disbursement date of the second installment bill sent by the County. Read More

Nov 28, 2012 Share
Majority of Homes Have Toxic Furniture

Majority of Homes Have Toxic Furniture

There's mounting evidence that chemicals sprayed on furniture to make them flame retardant may itself be extremely dangerous and full of toxins. Read More

Nov 14, 2012 Share
MoneyGram Settles Fraud Case for $100 Million

MoneyGram Settles Fraud Case for $100 Million

Global money services company accused of turning a blind eye to wire fraud and money-laundering. Read More

Nov 7, 2012 Share
Testing the Water: What's in Those Water Enhancers?

Testing the Water: What's in Those Water Enhancers?

The animated ads for Kraft’s brand of "water enhancer" tell consumers to "flip it, tip it and sip it" to add a concentrated flavor and jazz up boring old water. But video clips posted online show young people and adults... Read More

Oct 29, 2012 Share
Loophole Lets Teen Get License After Serious Crash

Loophole Lets Teen Get License After Serious Crash

An accident on a suburban Grundy County road last year changed several teenagers' lives. Now, it is also leading to a change in the way first-time drivers in Illinois are licensed. Read More

Oct 24, 2012 Share
PIN Pads Hacked At Illinois Barnes & Noble Stores

PIN Pads Hacked At Illinois Barnes & Noble Stores

Seven Illinois stores targeted in the security breach. Read More

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