The National Consumers League says the sites can be very deceptive, cost people a lot of money, and that consumers should stay away.
If you're looking for a used car, be sure the one you're considering actually exists. The Better Business Bureau offers tips for keeping safe online and being sure the 'deal' you're pursuing is real.
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Consumers nationwide are still getting mystery charges on their mobile phone bills.
After a phony project drew $120K, agencies issue a warning about increasing scams on crowd-funding sites.
Those shackled with student loan debt are increasingly being targeted by scams and shady companies promising relief.
These airlines have taken a la carte flying to a new level, charging for everything you can think of and then some.
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