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Agreeing with consumer groups, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last month rejected a request to expand unwanted, automated cell phone calls and texts. The FCC issued clarifications to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act that would make it easier for consumers to say "no" to these "robocalls."
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The Attorney General's Office is warning people about a phone scam targeting property taxpayers. Several Marion County residents have reported scam phone calls to the Marion County Treasurer's Office in which the caller claims to be from the Treasurer's or Auditor's Office and tells them that their property will be reviewed by the Court or sold the next day unless delinquent property taxes are paid immediately over the phone.
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"Even devoted readers don't want to pay twice the price for a year of National Geographic or Consumer Reports. That's why the attorneys general in five states filed lawsuits against several companies hawking unauthorized subscriptions to more than 40 leading publications."
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From Consumer Reports: Practical advice for purchasing and maintaining your car.