Inquiring Consumer Archive: August, 2013

FTC: Company thumbed nose at credit-reporting rules

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You may never have heard of Certegy Check Services. But if you ever pay a merchant by check, it's one of the companies likely to be deciding... Read more

A technology teacher's plea: Save Philly's schools

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Daniel Ueda teaches physics, for now, at Central High School, but he is best-known to the public as the coach of the school's award-winning... Read more

U.S., 6 states sue to block US Airways-American merger

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The Justice Department's antitrust division, joined by Pennsylvania and five other states, filed suit in federal court today to block the planned... Read more

FCC: Phone firms must quit gouging inmates on calls

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Prisoners - literally a captive market - are perhaps the biggest victims of phone deregulation's unintended consequences. On Friday, after... Read more

Old phone scam resurfaces in Pa.

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An old phone scam has resurfaced in Pennsylvania: a robocall, claiming to be from the "State Investigations Department," then informs the recipient... Read more