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Consumer News Alert: Local auto group to pay $3.6 million to settle charges filed with the Federal Trade Commission after DCBA investigation

A local auto group is accused of employing illegal sales tactics. Know your rights and read these tips when shopping for vehicles.


VITA Can Help You File Your Taxes for Free and Keep The Money You've Earned

Why pay to file your taxes when you can file for free? Using the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, you can keep the money you’ve earned.


UPDATE: DCBA investigation leads to five-year prison sentence for fake immigration attorney

A DCBA investigation, in partnership with the office of the California Attorney General and other agencies, has resulted in felony charges against the owner of a Los Angeles-based business for defrauding immigrants.


Making Home Affordable Program ends; Contact us for foreclosure help

Are you facing foreclosure? Contact us for help keeping your home and tips on avoiding loan modification scams.