Scammers are luring people to fraud sites with fake updates about Robin Williams' death. Their goals? To install malware, steal your data or sell you stuff.
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.
New Jersey claims that Telebrands uses misleading ads, makes customer service hard to get and sends consumers items that they didn't order.
Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
Grocery chain Supervalu, which operates Cub Foods, Shop 'n Save and others, says it may have suffered a data breach at stores in as many as five states.
McCormick, one of the best known names in the spice business, is recalling a batch of ground oregano because it might be contaminated with salmonella.
Millions of E-Z Pass users are receiving email requests to update their credit card information or pay their bills. It's a phishing scam, the FTC warns.
Five fast food chains, including McDonald's, publish details of their suppliers following a request from Shanghai authorities after a food safety scare.
General Motors is issuing six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.
The stands that come with these 39- and 42-inch LED TV sets can give way, with Vizio saying at least 51 have tipped over. New stands are free.
The FDA has documented 5,600 cases of dogs sickened -- 1,000 died -- by jerky treats, most made in China. Petco is phasing out the sale of such items.
Telemarketing abuse was the fastest-growing category of consumer complaints in 2013, a nationwide survey finds. Health care problems are growing, too.
Con artists are calling from the 876 area code, saying you need to pay taxes and fees to get your Jamaica lottery winnings. Don't believe a word. Hang up.
Most recalled products remain in homes. Do you own Buckyballs, a Blair chenille robe, a Simplicity crib, a Nap Nanny or something else dangerous?
A new study finds that 18% of consumers have either lost an item with sensitive information, or had it stolen, while traveling. Don't become one of them.
Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata that could possibly explode.
GE's retail credit-card business has agreed to pay $169 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against Hispanic credit card customers.
GM recalls 3 million more cars for ignition switch issues Monday, roughly doubling the number of GM vehicles with known switch problems.
Mississippi has sued credit reporting giant Experian, alleging sweeping errors in the company's data and routine violations of consumer protection laws.
GM is recalling nearly 512,000 Chevrolet Camaro from the 2010 to 2014 model years, noting that a driver's knee can bump the key, causing engine stall.
Visa's key provisions for consumer protection include flat monthly fees, balances covered by insurance, fraud protection and decreased liability.
Google launches an online form giving European users a chance to get personal information about themselves removed from Internet search results.