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California Legislative Alerts

  • Privacy (Mar 29, 2013)


    NEW: Stop AB 241's wasteful corporate welfare

    Consumer Action regrets that it must oppose AB 241, because mandating bulk purchases…

  • Credit (Mar 01, 2012)


    NEW: Consumer Action is monitoring SB 515 Reforming Payday Loans

    SB 515 (D-Jackson) would limit payday…

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Scam Alerts

  • Guard your Medicare number well! (Apr 24, 2017)

    Consumer Action reminds seniors to safeguard their Medicare numbers. Scammers use victims' Medicare numbers to commit fraud and steal benefits. Unauthorized…

  • Marketers looking to make a buck off student loan borrowers (Feb 08, 2017)

    Consumer Action is warning consumers about mail solicitations on student loan consolidation and payment plans. The letters appear to be from…

  • FCC warns of utility call scam (Nov 28, 2016)

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has alerted consumers to be on the lookout for callers pretending to be utility company…

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Fee Of The Month

  • The Opt-Out Fee (Oct 02, 2006)
    For years the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), an organization of businesses that send out bulk unsolicited marketing communications, has let…

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