Sophisticated Email Scam Targets Home Buyers Ready To CloseBay Area home buyers are being targeted by an alarming and sophisticated email scam that can wipe out a victim's life savings in an instant.
Questionable Timeshare 'Exit' Companies Profit Off DesperationA growing number of timeshare owners looking to get rid of their vacation properties are being warn to watch out for some companies that promise to help.
Users Warned About Shady Companies Advertising On FacebookBuyer beware before clicking on that Facebook ad with millions of likes; those deals showing up in your feed might be too good to be true.
Some Prius Owners Have Issue With Odometers Stopping At 299,999 MilesWhile it's not uncommon for a car to rack up 100,000 miles or more, ConsumerWatch has learned the Toyota Prius can have an issue with outliving its odometer.
Customers Complain BofA Is Drilling Safe Deposit Boxes And Losing ValuablesYou might think a safe deposit box is the safest place for your most valued possessions, but according to a growing number of safe deposit box customers, you’d be wrong.
ConsumerWatch: Thieves Use Bluetooth to Steal Credit Card InfoIt's called bluesnarfing -- capturing your credit card information via Bluetooth -- and they're doing it while their victims are shopping.
Customers Complain Of Unauthorized Cell-Phone Plan ChangesA growing number of cell phone customers are complaining about being moved to new, more expensive plans without their permission.
Prosthetic Limb Upgrades Can Take Work With InsuranceTechnology has led to huge advances in artificial limbs, but for many patients, the quality of their prosthetic depends on their insurance.
Social Media Scams Get More SophisticatedHigh-tech crooks are moving beyond traditional social media scams like creating fake profiles with a friend's name, turning to a multi-pronged approach that may catch some by surprise.
Many Delta Passengers Still Waiting For Help After MeltdownWhile there has been a lot of recent discussion about United Airlines dragging a bumped customer off a plane, earlier in April more than half a million Delta customers were dealing with a travel nightmare of their own.
'Smart' Toothbrushes May Get Kids To Brush And Play At Same TimeGetting little kids to brush their teeth can be a challenge. Even if you do get them to brush, they may not be doing it correctly. But a new generation of so-called “connected toothbrushes” could help on both fronts.
Storm Damage Makes Homeowners Easy Prey For Illicit ContractorsWith many Bay Area homes sustaining damage in the recent storms, a huge demand has been created for contractors to do repairs.