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2021

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  • Consumer Action INSIDER - October 2021. In this month's edition, we report on our upcoming 50th anniversary events, warn rental car customers about the often unexpected cost of tolls, highlight recent coalition efforts and CFPB activities, and alert readers to a class action suit against Wells Fargo for unrefunded GAP fees.

September

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  • Facebook delays Instagram app for users under 13. Facebook said that it had paused development of an Instagram Kids service that would be tailored for children 13 years old or younger, as the social network increasingly faces questions about the app’s effect
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August

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  • How to block Facebook from snooping on you. Facebook says it’s not literally activating the microphones on our smartphones, but it is tracking what we do in other apps, websites and even real-world stores. Here are seven steps to stop Facebook
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  • Fraud alert: Malicious QR codes. Con artists have added QR codes to a variety of familiar scams. Based on reports to the BBB Scam Tracker, these hoaxes include advance fee loan, employment, and utility scams. Here’s how to
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  • T-Mobile hack exposed personal data of 40 million people. A cyberattack on T-Mobile exposed the information of more than 40 million people, with stolen files including names, birthdays and social security numbers.  The company said the stolen files included information from approximately 7.8 million current
 

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