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Call Kurtis Investigates: Social Security Erroneously Declares 9,000 Dead a Year

Seventy-eight year old Elizabeth Passage said the Social Security Administration wrongfully declared her dead.

05/02/2015

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Call Kurtis: My Car Is Recalled, Why Can’t I Get It Fixed?

The recall of Takata Corporation airbags, installed in several different vehicle makes and models, have reportedly been blamed for at least five deaths in the United States.

04/30/2015

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Call Kurtis: What’s Hogging My Cell Data?

David and Teri Wells were charged $555 for data on their Verizon bill.

04/30/2015

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Call Kurtis Investigates: Share A Name With A Crook? You Could End Up In Jail

A family man is on the hook to pay back $5,000 bail after being arrested twice on a warrant that belonged to a man who shares the same name.

04/27/2015

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Call Kurtis Investigates: Mexican Timeshare Nightmare

Pete and Sue High of Auburn say they were approached while shopping in town. The man offered them $450 to attend a ninety presentation at the luxurious Puerto Bahia Villas and Spa. “That was the start of the nightmare,” Pete said.

04/23/2015

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Call Kurtis: People Around The World Say Their Pictures On The Cloud Vanished

Companies are offering up space to store pictures and videos that you can access from almost any computer or phone. But, how do you know if those prized memories will be there when you want them?

04/22/2015

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Call Kurtis: Can Prepaid Cards for Services Expire?

Shannon Carlson of Natomas wondered if this applied to prepaid cards for services too. She brings her daughter to indoor playground Climbaroo in Natomas which normally costs between eight and ten dollars a visit. Shannon bought what is called a Joey’s VIP Play Pass which allowed ten visits for $60. However she noticed the card had an expiration date after six months.

04/22/2015

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Call Kurtis: Consumer Groups Fighting Bill That Discloses Recalled Cars

She was even more surprised to learn, the law does not specifically bar dealerships from selling used cars with open recalls. Consumer advocate Rosemary Shahan has spent years trying to get laws passed forcing dealers to make the repairs.

04/09/2015

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Call Kurtis: I Paid To Renew A Magazine, Where Is It?

When a notice of renewal from Subscription Billing Service showed up in the mail, Ron paid it by sending them a check for $89.95. But, he said the magazine stopped being delivered.

03/23/2015

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Call Kurtis: Pharmacists Concerned Employer Pressure Leads to Prescription Errors

CBS13 has learned the California Board of Pharmacy has fined pharmacies a thousand times in the past two years for prescription errors.

03/03/2015

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Call Kurtis: Moldy Front-Loading Washing Machines Subject Of Class Action Suits

It’s helped tackle dirty laundry, using less energy, less water, and less detergent. However, front-load washing machines may be triggering more service calls, more trouble, and more lawsuits than manufacturers ever expected.

02/25/2015

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Call Kurtis Investigation: Can Websites Fight Traffic Tickets?

Rick was trying to beat a red light, but the traffic ticket he received in the mail shows he did not. So, he turned to Ticketbust.com, a website that claimed it has “…helped more people successfully contest and dismiss their traffic ticket than any other company.” But Rick had doubts, wondering if websites like Ticketbust can really defend you.

02/24/2015

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