American consumers spent more money at restaurants and bars last month than they did at grocery stores, a report shows, the first time that's ever happened.
The National Consumers League said it has seen a sharp rise in pet adoption scams. Families are losing lots of money and never getting their pet.
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The Humane Society of the U.S filed a complaint with the FTC that Neiman Marcus continues to sell products with real fur falsely labeled as faux.
Federal officials recall 1,920 pounds of sweet potato and chicken baby food made by Beech-Nut, saying it may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.
Spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up in part by a surge from millions of people newly insured under the Affordable Care Act.
Think flying is getting worse? A pair of university researchers who track the airline business say it's a fact.
A Minnesota man lost his house in a fire but not his cable service. Comcast wouldn't cancel it for a week because he didn't have his account number.
We often carry certain items in our wallets at all times, but what's actually essential to keep on your person and what's better left at home?
The consumer groups who used the mystery shoppers advocate regulating tax preparers and establishing minimum standards.
The number of people sickened by a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products has grown to include three others in Texas, officials say.
Road salt damaged brake lines on Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC pickups and SUVs, a federal agency concludes, urging people to wash undercarriages regularly.
When auto companies roll out new cars like they did at last week's New York auto show, the unveilings can sometimes push down the prices of existing models.
New credit cards with embedded chips won't help much with fraud, according to a Walmart executive, because U.S. banks took an implementation short cut.
It's not always easy to see how the government is spending your tax dollars. But the Pentagon does a bang up job of showing just how it spends your money.
Fourteen attorneys general ask Congress to investigate the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the FDA stronger oversight of the industry.
Health care workers are charged with running a scheme in which they persuaded homeless and poor people to get medical testing with promises of free shoes.
Five states file lawsuits intended to shut down a massive alleged newspaper and magazine subscription scam that solicited millions of consumers nationwide.
Two former federal agents are charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road.
GNC reaches an agreement with New York's attorney general that puts in place rigorous testing of nutritional supplements sold in its stores and online.
A U.S. District Court imposes a permanent injunction on a Los Angeles-based seafood company after inspectors find contamination by the listeria bacteria.
A dog obedience school owner has sued a customer for $65,000, alleging that negative reviews on Yelp and Angie's List were defamatory.
Internet service is largely unregulated by government, leaving consumers vulnerable to service disruptions because of a lack of redundancy.