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Blog Posts in April, 2019

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  • Incorrect Price in Advertisement
    Incorrect Price in Advertisement

    Question: Can a store change the price of an item after it is being sold and ask for additional payment? I recently made a purchase of a bedroom set. Salesman offered price, I accepted price, signed ...

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  • Disclosure of artificial or synthetic products
    Disclosure of artificial or synthetic products

    The Federal Trade Commission has sent warning letters to eight companies insisting that they clearly and conspicuously disclose that diamonds that they sell have been synthesized in laboratories and ...

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  • Fees for payment by credit card, debit card, telephone, or electronic transfer
    Fees for payment by credit card, debit card, telephone, or electronic transfer

    Please contact us if you are in Illinois and a debt collector has charged you fees for payment by credit card, debit card, telephone, or electronic transfer. Illinois law prohibits such fees from ...

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  • Improper interest charges on bad debts
    Improper interest charges on bad debts

    The following is an article from trade publication Inside ARM that describes two of our cases. Consumers who are charged post-charge-off interest on debts, or who are facing collection activity that ...

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  • Judgment on Debt Incurred by Identity Thief
    Judgment on Debt Incurred by Identity Thief

    Question: How can I remove a judgment when it is the result of identity theft? We have just found out that a company that we know nothing about was awarded a judgment against my wife. We know this is ...

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