In the United States, it is illegal to:
Send "chain" letter that require the investment of any money.
Take money for merchandise and not deliver it.
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If it sounds to good to be true, it is! Some telemarketing scams begin with a letter or postcard requiring you to call the company to claim a prize. Some begin with a phone call to your home, offeringMore >>
Jefferson County Kentucky Law Under law, landlords must: Provide a safe, clean home. Homes should be in good repair with vital services such as water, heat and electricity available. Obey the city More >>
Get estimates! Get more than one estimate, making sure each estimate is based on the same specifications, materials and time frame. Protect yourself when you hire a contractor. Check with the consumerMore >>
Keep it secret! Never give your credit card number to someone who calls you. Keep the carbons. Keep the carbons from every credit card transaction and destroy them yourself. Pay attention to blankMore >>
Read the contract carefully. Make sure any verbal promises are included in writing. Before you sign anything, take the car to your own mechanic to have it checked out. Make sure you understand theMore >>
GRAPHIC PICTURES: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It was one of the most gruesome sights in Cleveland crime history.More >> Two callers reported the man lying along the interstate alive and waving his arms.More >> Two callers reported the man lying along the interstate alive and waving his arms.More >> 31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – An early morning accident transported nine students to the hospital to be examined. According to MetroSafe around 6:40 a.m. a JCPS bus and a TARC bus clipped mirrors at LouisMore >> According to MetroSafe around 6:40 a.m. a JCPS bus and a TARC bus clipped mirrors at Louis Coleman Drive and Muhammad Ali.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man used his cell phone to take sexually explicit photographs of a woman without her knowledge or consent, according to Louisville Metro police. An arrest report statesMore >> An arrest report states Travis A. Cowley, 32, pulled up the victim's bra and pulled down her panties while she slept in the guest room of his apartment on High Brook Court and photographed her body, breasts and vagina.More >>