OVERCHARGE CLASS ACTION

Are you getting fleeced on appraisal charges when you buy a house or refinance? Could you be paying as much as double what the appraiser is receiving for actually doing the work, with the excess going to an undisclosed third party? Many appraisers say yes. And they’re eager to let consumers know that when the... Continue Reading →

Failure to Disclose Prior Lemon

What happens if a car is declared a lemon.  Many consumers do not realize the vehicle can be resold.  Claims may be fraud Failure to comply with the Disclosure Statute  417-a. Mandatory disclosures by sellers prior to resale. (New York State Consolidated Laws : Vehicle & Traffic) Some dealers violate the disclosure law which says... Continue Reading →

New York Deceptive Practices Statute: Cases, Commentary, and Claims

§ 349. Deceptive acts and practices unlawful. a) Deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any business, trade or commerce or in the furnishing of any service in this state are hereby declared unlawful. b) Whenever the attorney general shall believe from evidence satisfactory to him that any person, firm, corporation or association or agent or employee thereof has engaged in or is about to engage in any of the acts or practices stated to be unlawful he may bring an action in the name and on behalf of the people of the state of New York to enjoin such unlawful acts or practices and to obtain restitution of any moneys

AGING CREAM FRAUD

  A number of complaints have been made about aging cream products, ranging from exaggerated claims to unauthorized or fraudulent charges.  One consumer wrote, this Aging Cream  is a SCAM! i want everyone to know! You are supposed to just pay for the shipping charges only, but they set your card to charge you a monthly service... Continue Reading →

NEW YORK FILES CLAIMS AGAINST MAJOR WORLD

A Channel 4 I-Team report states,  New York City Sues Car Dealer After Accusations of Loan Fraud.  http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Auto-Loan-Fraud-Subprime-Lawsuit-Major-World-Car-Dealer-New-York-City-Consumer-Affairs-Sue-421622913.html The story relates claim of deception in Major World sales and financing.  Consumers who have been victims of deception may have legal claims.  Call (973) 598-1980 for a free consultation on your Major World consumer fraud claim  ... Continue Reading →

Medical Billing Fraud

Medical bill fraud has victims and can occur in a variety of ways. 1. Code Misrepresentation The physician performs service A, but submits a bill for more expensive procedure B, or A and B. 2. Fraudulent Observation or Cloning More elaborately, a false set of observations or other materials is provided, sometimes from another patient. ... Continue Reading →

ANTI-AGING SKIN CREAM

Our office is looking into deception and fraud claims involving anti-aging skin cream.  http://e-tvonline.com/wedding/luxurious/report.php  Some promote impressive results in a short time and celebrity endorsements.  However, some companies have reported complaints including unexpected charges. We provide a free consultation to discuss your rights and remedies. *the picture displayed above is not from the company.

Cash for Gold Fraud

The Division of Consumer Affairs found extensive fraud in the cash for gold business. the urban crackdown resulted in nearly 10,000 citations for alleged, civil violations of State consumer protection laws at 71 jewelry stores, pawn shops, and other locations.  In addition, officers confiscated 35 scales that were of types not approved for cash-for-gold transactions,... Continue Reading →

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