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Car-wrap promise can't cover scam

Megan Parrell's 2007 Kia Spectra needs new belts, so when her mother sent her an email highlighting a way that car could pay for its own repair, she was intrigued.

Casino credits customer after Call For Action intervention

One of Vicki Marcucci's favorite things to do is to reach deep into her coffee can of "Ho Chunk chips" and head to the casino near her Wisconsin Dells home to play blackjack with her boyfriend, but a recent trip with $542 in chips pretty much ended right after it started.

CFA helps Madison woman battle 2 corporations

Dr. Hillarie Higgins has a Ph.D. in counseling and has been published in professional journals worldwide. Yet, when she was struggling after the recent death of her father with two major corporations, she turned to Call For Action for help.

Call For Action volunteers report 309 successful cases in 1st year

News 3 will be featuring successful CFA stories this week

Call For Action volunteers have solved roughly a problem a day every weekday over the program's first year of operation with News 3. The consumer mediation efforts have helped get back more than $275,000 for consumers since last April.

Preview: News3 Investigates – Inside the Pitch

Most of us have found ourselves on the other end of a convincing sales pitch at one point or another. How should you react? What are the questions you should ask? What are the potential red flags?

Advocates warn of Affordable Care Act scams

State setting up regional enrollment networks of certified people to help

A warning for those looking to sign up for health insurance under the new federal exchanges starting Oct. 1 -- don't be fooled by scam artists who say they want to help you out.

Call For Action takes on viewers' issues

Call For Action speaks to our editorial agenda, giving our viewers a platform for helping us identify issues of concern in your lives and helping all of us connect to our communities and each other.

Call For Action: Scam targets online buyers

A Town of Oregon man wants southern Wisconsin residents to know of a new scam being operated on the online shopping site, Craigslist. Bob Dicke has been searching for an ATV over the last year and stumbled upon repetitive efforts that "seemed like an airtight deal."