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Consumer Fraud Watch Network: New tool helps head off scammers Fraud Watch Network: New tool helps head off scammers (Video)
Jackie Swett never dreamed she'd spend a rainy day in March walking through the Museum of Flight, but she didn't go for the vintage airplanes. Swett got up early to attend a special anti- fraud presentation called Scam Jam- about scams, fraud and how to avoid being a victim. She had a special reason for attending, because the 50 year old computer newbie learned she fits the unique profile of a likely victim of online fraud.
Consumer Spirooli: Does it work? Spirooli: Does it work? (Video)
The Spirooli is promoted as being the "quickest and easiest way there is to cut just about any vegetable". It has 4 suction legs, measures about 12 by 6 inches, and stands nearly 9 inches tall. So consider storage before you get too mesmerized by the slicing possibilities.
Consumer Food labels can be tricky to understand Food labels can be tricky to understand
One of the most confusing things about the current label is the way calories, sugar, fat, sodium and other important information is displayed -- by serving size.
Consumer Don't fall for tech support scams Don't fall for tech support scams
I got a call the other day from a guy who claimed to be with "Microsoft Windows Support." He said they had noticed problems with my computer and wanted to help me improve the performance.

I know a lot of you have been getting the same sort of call.
Consumer Pumice fuzz and pill removers: Do they work? Pumice fuzz and pill removers: Do they work? (Video)
From brushes and combs, to razors and masking tape- we try all sorts of products to remove the little fuzz balls that form on our sweaters and other clothing. Now, there appears to be a resurgence of an old pilling remedy that's essentially a form of pumice. It's not the compact type of pumice you use to remove calluses on your feet, but rather, a lighter, more loosely structured pumice material.
Consumer Yes, there is a good fat! Yes, there is a good fat!
When it comes to nutrition, fat is public enemy number one. But there are different kinds of fat - and they're not all bad. In fact, we need a little fat in our diet.
Consumer Better Business Bureau releases top scams for 2013 Better Business Bureau releases top scams for 2013 (Video)
The national Better Business Bureau just released it's list of the Top Ten Scams for 2013. The top scams include those that are most widespread, themost audacious, and those aimed at the most vulnerable- and at least half involve your cell phone.
Consumer Perfect Bacon Bowl: Does it work? Perfect Bacon Bowl: Does it work? (Video)
Bacon lovers across the country are curious about a new product that turns bacon into an edible bowl - for serving salads, eggs, even burgers. In putting "Perfect Bacon Bowl" to the test, I decided to see how well my own "do-it-yourself" method performed when it comes to bending bacon into shape.
Consumer My dog chases the cat, what can I do? My dog chases the cat, what can I do?
Your dog chases the cat around the house. In most cases, Fido doesn't really want to hurt Felix. It's the thrill of the chase that's fun - but it can be a real pain for the cat.

Mikkel Becker, pet trainer with Vetstreet.com says the solution is to prevent the cat from running in the first place.
Consumer Companies with best credit card fraud detection Companies with best credit card fraud detection
Credit card fraud is a massive problem. And with all the recent data breaches it's getting worse.

I think we all assume the companies that issue credit cards will do everything possible to prevent and detect the fraudulent use of that card.
Consumer Maybe the best medicine is no medicine at all Maybe the best medicine is no medicine at all
You feel lousy. Maybe it's a bad cold; maybe it’s the flu. If you go to the doctor, you expect to get something to make you feel better, like a prescription for antibiotics.