Consumer fraud caught as it happened

November 25, 2022 • By Dennis Beaver It isn’t often that I am a “witness” to a glaring example of consumer fraud, but thanks to “Frank” and his grandmother, “Thelma,” I was “virtually” standing next to her, listening to an optical salesperson violate several of their...

Beware of gift card scams

July 30, 2021 • By Dennis Beaver  My paralegal Anne buzzed me: “Dennis, you have readers from Palm Springs on the line, 90-year-old mom and her 55-year-old son. He is trying to prevent her from sending money to scammers using a gift card.” That call could not have...