Faulty Products & Counterfeiting
GM to pay $35 Million Over Delayed Recall

GM to pay $35 Million Over Delayed Recall

Posted: May 27, 2014 at 4:56 pm   /   Consumer News, Faulty Products & Counterfeiting

Breaking news on the General Motors recall case: General Motors agreed to pay a $35 million fine to settle a federal probe into the 10-year delay of its ignition switch recall, federal safety regulators announced Friday. GM had already admitted that its employees knew of problems with the ignition switch as early as 2004. The […]

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GM Motors' Faulty Ignitions Caused 100 Deaths?

GM Motors’ Faulty Ignitions Caused 100 Deaths?

Posted: May 6, 2014 at 3:52 pm   /   Class Actions, Consumer News, Faulty Products & Counterfeiting

General Motors Co. is facing mounting pressure over the revelation that its recalled cars may have caused somewhere in the region of 100 US deaths! We are intrigued to know what the compensation might be for victims and owners of those problematic GM vehicles, which have now decreased in value dramatically. General Motors Co. is facing growing […]

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Food Fraud growing issue at grocery stores

Watch Out For Food Fraud

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 11:34 am   /   Faulty Products & Counterfeiting

King5.com reports that food fraud is a growing issue. Be on the lookout next time you do your grocery shopping. If you are what you eat, you could be having an identity crisis. Foods we eat every day could include ingredients that aren’t supposed to be the there. It’s called “food fraud” and its a […]

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How to spot a counterfeit

Counterfeiting – Not a Victimless Crime

Posted: December 5, 2013 at 12:39 pm   /   Faulty Products & Counterfeiting, Personal Protection

A recent sharp increase in recorded counterfeiting and piracy inspired this piece in ConsumerAffairs.com. Read on for how to avoid falling victim to these fraudsters… Once viewed as “victimless crimes,” counterfeiting and piracy have become big business in recent years. Since the early 1990s, the U.S. Department of Commerce reports trade in counterfeits has grown […]

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‘World’s Largest Emerald’ Owner, Regan Reaney, Arrested on Ontario Fraud Charges

‘World’s Largest Emerald’ Owner, Regan Reaney, Arrested on Ontario Fraud Charges

Posted: January 29, 2012 at 4:36 pm   /   Consumer News, Faulty Products & Counterfeiting

The man claiming to have the world’s largest cut emerald has been arrested in Kelowna, B.C., in connection to allegations of multiple fraud offences that took place in Ontario. Regan Reaney claims the massive green crystal, which he bought recently in India, is a 57,500 carat emerald worth at least $1.15 million. His massive gem […]

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