Publication: AOL.com

First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Does Dollar Rent A Car Routinely Swindle Customers Via Insurance Scam?

In retrospect, Eileen McMonigal believes she looked like the perfect target for a scam. She had recently fractured an ankle, so when her flight arrived in Tampa, Florida, she needed a wheelchair to get around the airport. A young escort helped collect ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

How to Know If Mortgage Refinancing Is the Right Move Now

Shutterstock You'll need good credit to get the best rates on a mortgage refinance, and you'll need to be able to document your income. By Teresa MearsMortgage rates have been hovering near historic lows for five years. While the current average rate ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ford Recalls '13 Escape For 11th Time

Only in dealer showrooms for two years now, the 2013 Ford Escape has already been recalled for safety hazards 11 times.The most recent recall for the beleaguered vehicle came Friday, when the company announced it was recalling almost 160,000 Escapes and ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-CEO Of Red-Light Camera Company Indicted On Corruption Charges

A former chief executive officer of one of the world's largest makers of red-lightcameras was indicted on federal corruption charges Wednesday, along with two city officials in Chicago.A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment against the three ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Son Surprises Mom With Dream Car

[embedded content]We can't get enough of these dream car-reveals. Here's the latest one: A son wanted to treat his mom to the car she's had her eye on for years, but it wasn't a restored Porsche or a fancy 1957 Chevy Bel Air . This mom wanted something ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tesla Model S Proves Troublesome For Consumer Reports

The Tesla Model S has turned into the breakthrough model that electric cars needed. Instead of looking like a futuristic jellybean whizzing by, the Tesla would still be incredibly attractive with a V8 stuffed under the hood. But beyond its appealing styling, ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

New Jersey May Shield Drivers From Other States' Red Light, Speed Cameras

citations to its residents for alleged violations caught on speed or red-light cameras.Lawmakers in the Garden State have introduced a bill that would stop New Jersey's Motor Vehicles Commission from providing license-plate numbers or other identifying ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Which Month Is The Best Month To Buy A New Car?

Throw out everything you thought you knew about car shopping. According to a big new study from TrueCar, August, not late December as is commonly accepted, is the best month to buy a new car .New car and truck prices during August over the past five years ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Big Data
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Parents Just As Guilty Of Distracted Driving As Teens

Most public service announcements about the dangers of distracted driving focus on teens and young adults, but there's another demographic in need of a wake up call: parents. A new study found that parents are not only engaging in risky driving behavior, ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Missile Strike Lands Just Ahead Of Speeding Car, Disaster Ensues

[embedded content]Do dashcams act as sort of a magnet for bizarre events? It's entirely plausible, considering the sheer number of insane things that are caught on the handy video cameras. This latest one comes from Ukraine , which as you probably know, ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 07 2014]
Entities: missile, Disaster, Hostile
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Pushes For Up To Life Sentence For Auto Execs Found To Delay Recalls

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill has had it with automotive execs stalling when it comes to recalls . The Missiourian has proposed a new bill, the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Enhancement Act, which aims to improve the automotive safety following ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Consumers Have Logged More Than 1,000 CarMax Complaints

[embedded content] Consumers have logged more than 1,500 complaints with the Federal Trade Commission regarding used-car seller CarMax over the past three years, according to the agency's records.A coalition of 11 consumer groups asked the FTC to investigate ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 06 2014]

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"When the paperwork was ready BEFORE I signed it, I said again, "Now, I do not need nor want the insurance. She said, "I know, all you need to do is sign.'" When she returned the car, she had an additional charge for $194 in unwanted insurance."
Should you refinance to pay off debt? Be careful. "Debt consolidation almost never makes sense in the long run," Fleming writes in his book. "It almost always works out to be a very long-term, expensive solution to a short-term problem." If you don't make your credit card payments, you won't lose your house...
"Today's indictment underscores our commitment to work in a collaborative effort to promote honest and ethical government at all levels and to prosecute those who allegedly violated the public's trust" said Robert J Holley, special agent in charge of the Chicago office of the FBI

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