An Arizona-based debt reduction firm that charged a Bay Area couple an up-front fee of nearly $1,300 for its services has refunded the money, after a CBS 5 ConsumerWatch volunteer contacted the business.
Groupon has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the expiration dates on Groupon vouchers are illegal in states, such as California, which have strong consumer protection laws.
An insert in the San Francisco Examiner Monday listed 35 pages of names, and the amount owed, dating back more than ten years. Some had more than $2,000 headed their way.
Just days before the tax-filing deadline, the California Franchise Tax Board dropped its campaign to get California homeowners not to deduct part of their property tax bill.
Bay Area Rapid Transit customers overcharged for airport and long-term parking will be receiving a portion of $202,000 in refunds, BART officials said Wednesday.
More than 450,000 homeowners who took out mortgages with Countrywide Financial Corp. will soon receive their slice of a nearly $108 million settlement over claims that the lender overcharged borrowers facing foreclosure.
Parents have been left in the lurch following the sudden closure of summer camps run by the San Jose-based Diabetes Society.
Some Pacific Gas and Electric Co. SmartMeters can overcharge customers when they become too hot.