Consumers with poor credit can still get auto loans

Feb 16, 2011 Brian Bradley

A consumer with a low or poor credit score may not be out of the running for an auto loan thanks to a network of lenders who are willing to distribute to credit to consumers who have a subpar history of paying bills or managing loans.These


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Most data breaches go unreported

Feb 16, 2011 Brian Bradley

Most data breaches go unreported

Less than one-third of the total number of security breaches in 2010 were properly reported, leaving consumers in the dark about what records have been put at risk, a recent report reveals.The Identity Theft Resource Center recorded 662 breaches


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Identity thief apprehended in Michigan

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

One recent case of fraud proves that even some of the most famous Hollywood directors are not exempt from being cheated out of money.The Detroit Free Press reports that famed director Peter Jackson was cheated out of $190,000 by a toy store


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Debt collectors banned from contacting people on Do Not Call List

Feb 15, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collectors banned from contacting people on Do Not Call List

A new phone application will allow people who have registered on the Do Not Call List to file complaints with the federal branch responsible for overseeing it.The company offering the new technology, First Orion, said that users of its app,


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Pennsylvania may increase background checks on gaming licensees

Feb 15, 2011 Matt Roesly

A state House committee in Pennsylvania is considering whether or not to make the background screening for those in the gambling community more strict after controversy over who was issued a gaming license.The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports


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