Consumer Complaints

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Warning On Websites Offering Cash For Gadgets

An online company is offering top dollar for old laptops, tablet and phones but the checks people are getting after sending their gadgets are far less than quoted.

06/03/2015

BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 20: A customer inspects the new iPhone at the Wangfujing flagship store on September 20, 2013 in Beijing, China. Apple launched the new iPhone 5C model that will run iOS 7 is made from hard-coated polycarbonate and comes in various colors and the iPhone 5S that features fingerprint recognition security. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

“Do Not Call” Violations Top State’s Complaint List

As 2014 comes to a close, state’s department of consumers services has released its list of Top 10 consumer complaints for the year.

12/31/2014

Cars often top consumer complaints due to shady car dealers, misrepresented vehicles, faulty repairs and towing disputes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Auto Repairs Again Top Dade’s “Top 10” Complaint List

For the sixth year in a row, auto repairs topped Miami-Dade’s list of consumer complaints.

CBS4–01/09/2013

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Do Not Call List Violations Again Top Fla. Consumer Complaints

Unsolicited telemarketing calls to residents on the Do Not Call List again topped the list of consumer complaints in Florida in 2012.

CBS4–12/29/2012

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Auto Repairs Top Dade’s Top 10 Complaint List

For the fifth year in a row, auto repairs topped Miami-Dade’s list of consumer complaints. According to the county’s Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Division, in 2011 the received a total of 974 complaints dealing with auto repairs.

CBS4–01/10/2012

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Do Not Call List, Telemarketing Top List Of Consumer Complaints

The top 10 consumer complaints filed during 2011 were released Thursday by The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and many repeated complaints topped the list this year.

CBS4–01/05/2012