Four million payday and home loan customers from Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma must request repayments NOW

MORE than four million payday and home loan customers are being asked to request any repayments that may be owed to them. If you were mis-sold a loan by Provident, Greenwood, or Satsuma, you might be in line for compensation, even if you’ve already paid it back. 1 Provident, Greenwood …

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What happens when a credit card company sues you?

If you miss several consecutive credit card payments, the credit card company may take legal action. You can call the collection agency to arrange a settlement without incriminating yourself. Skipping the lawsuit can result in wage garnishment or tax refunds, so it’s important to respond before the deadline. Read more …

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21 hidden smartphone superpowers – Consumer Reports

Scan documentsDo you want to digitize a receipt, recipe or public document to make it searchable by text? Your phone has everything you need to serve as a scanner, no third-party apps required. The steps below turn document photos into crisp PDFs. • On an Android phone: Open the Google …

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‘Meaningful improvements’ to be made to proposed online safety laws, MPs say

Efforts to tackle cyber-blinking and fraudulent paid advertising could be among “meaningful improvements” to proposed online safety laws, the government has said. The Online Safety Bill was finally published in May 2021, proposing significant fines for companies that fail to deal with online abuse. Under the law, senior executives could …

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AG’s office to investigate allegations of insurance fraud at Snyder County businesses: DA

MIDDLEBURG — The state attorney general’s office has agreed to investigate insurance fraud complaints involving the owners of three Snyder County businesses with financial problems. District Attorney Michael Piecuch said Thursday that the AG’s office also accepted his dismissal of similar complaints about the former Wood-Mode Inc. The referrals were …

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Tribe-linked lenders strike with second RICO loan lawsuit

By Victoria McKenzie (January 13, 2022, 5:40 PM EST) – Online lender Aaniiih Nakoda Finance LLC has been hit with a second proposed racketeering class action lawsuit in Illinois under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act which accused the company of using a federally recognized tribe as a front …

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India and Britain launch free trade deal talks | Economic news

ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain on Thursday launched talks on pursuing a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of the most ambitious negotiations to take place after Brexit. UK International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan …

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Know your rights regarding rent increases

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Everything seems more expensive these days, but the cost that hits many Valley residents hardest is skyrocketing rents. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean spoke to a local woman facing a nearly $600 rate hike. “I was absolutely livid. Just livid,” says tenant Cathy Sostaric. She …

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The government accepts the recruitment of an online security commissioner

The government has agreed to start the recruitment process for an online safety commissioner. The move comes after Tourism, Culture, Arts and Media Minister Catherine Martin secured government approval to publish the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill. The commissioner will develop rules on how social media services must deal …

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