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Rooftop solar companies are using deceptive marketing to push risky leases on consumers, and federal regulators need to step in. That was the message sent by six Arizona congressmen to the FTC and the recently created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But one of those letters was drafted by an employee of Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest utility and one of the largest campaign donors for the group of lawmakers. Read more»

Spanish-speaking immigrants working their way through the federal immigration system often seek legal services from notarios, people who pose as attorneys while charging much less than lawyers. Read more»

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting businesses to USWorkmen.com. Purportedly based in Tucson, U.S. Workmen is soliciting contractors around the country, offering a "free" list of biddable jobs in their area for a $100 background check fee. Read more»

Consumers expecting a tax refund might be looking forward to filing their taxes early this year, but the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona warns to be cautious of tax preparers who claim they can get larger refunds than their competitors. Read more»

The Better Business Bureau is warning property owners of mailers that offer to provide real estate deeds for much more than what the county recorder charges. Read more»

The Better Business Bureau is issuing an urgent scam alert cautioning businesses and consumers about an email that is purporting to be from a bbb.org email address about a recently filed complaint. The email contains a dangerous attachment. Read more»

Layaway has become increasingly popular with the challenging economic times. Many find it very helpful during the holidays to be able to space out payments. However, putting an item on layaway may result in a loss of money or the item itself if you don't read the contract carefully. Read more»

Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona. Veterans Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets. Read more»

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is warning of phones calls coming from 718-683-3104, claiming there's a problem with the call recipient's credit card, and that action must be taken to keep the account open. Read more»

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting consumers that they may be seeing new fees on their bank statement for using their debit card. Read more»