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NBC4 Responds Archive

NBC4 Responds Archive

Working 4 You: Responding to every consumer complaint

Feb 15, 2019

Do You Have a Consumer Issue to Report? Tell NBC4 Responds!

Do You Have a Consumer Issue to Report? Tell NBC4 Responds!

Have a consumer concern? An issue that hasn't been resolved? Tell NBC4 Responds -- we are responding to EVERY consumer issue!

Sep 12, 2019

Woman Ticketed for Rental Car’s Expired Inspection Sticker

Woman Ticketed for Rental Car’s Expired Inspection Sticker

A woman visiting the D.C. area was ticketed by police for something she had no control over: The car she rented had an expired inspection sticker.

Sep 11, 2019

How to Stop Targeted Ads

How to Stop Targeted Ads

Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains how to prevent ads based on your online browsing history.

Sep 11, 2019

Shopper Ticketed for Parking at Mall in DC

Shopper Ticketed for Parking at Mall in DC

A D.C. resident said she repeatedly tried to get a fine overturned after her brother parked her van at the mall where he went shopping and got a ticket.

Sep 10, 2019

Va. Man Pleads Guilty for Not Delivering Medical Equipment

Va. Man Pleads Guilty for Not Delivering Medical Equipment

A Virginia businessman accused of taking thousands of dollars from customers but failing to deliver medical equipment pleaded guilty to charges in Maryland and Virginia.

Sep 9, 2019

Startup Aims to Make Funeral Costs Transparent

Startup Aims to Make Funeral Costs Transparent

Planning a funeral can be a painful and expensive process, but a startup is trying to make the process easier.

Sep 6, 2019

Toyota Dealers Offer Incentives for Replacing Air Bags

Toyota Dealers Offer Incentives for Replacing Air Bags

For a few more days, Toyota dealers are offering incentives to get drivers their free Takata air bag replacements. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains.

Sep 5, 2019

Report: Most Companies Don't Post Recalls on Social Media

Report: Most Companies Don't Post Recalls on Social Media

A new report finds most companies aren't posting recalls on their social media pages. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has the details.

Sep 4, 2019

US Automakers Agree to Add Alerts to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

US Automakers Agree to Add Alerts to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Twenty U.S. automakers reached a voluntary agreement to install electronic reminders for drivers to check back seats so they don't leave children behind in hot cars. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains...

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