Archive for December 4th, 2008

Local Phoenix ABC affiliate KNXV-TV has a report today about a consumer scam in which people are told that they are eligible for money in a class action.  The scam involves individuals being contacted by telephone to tell them that they are part of a class action lawsuit and are entitled to recover hundreds or thousands of dollars, but that they first need to send in money to help pay for court costs.

The KNXV story refers to an alert on the website www.consumeraffairs.org, which can be found here.  Somewhat ironically, one of the Google ads in the left-hand column of that alert (at least when I viewed it) points readers to a website where they can “Get Cash Now” for their structured settlements in lawsuits.

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