Caution


This is one of my favorite stories – Company violates consumer protection laws, FTC slaps their hand – HARD


FTC Reaches Settlement With Home Security Company that Called Millions of Consumers on the National Do Not Call Registry | Federal Trade Commission

According to the complaint, between November 2011 and July 2012, VMS made more than two million calls to consumers to try to sell home security goods and services. Of those calls, at least one million were to phone numbers listed on the DNC Registry, and more than 100,000 were to consumers who had previously told VMS not to call them again – another violation of the DNC rules.

via FTC Reaches Settlement With Home Security Company that Called Millions of Consumers on the National Do Not Call Registry | Federal Trade Commission.


Low-Income Housing Scam

Looks good, right? It’s not legit! A new scam has been reported in the Portland area. www.findaffordablehousing.org has told people they may qualify for up to $1000 in flexible funds (see picture), and they have been provided with contact information for the county Department of Housing Services. Do not give […]