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NBC Bay Area Responds Archive

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Friday, Sep 21, 2018

How To Freeze Your Credit For Free

How To Freeze Your Credit For Free

U.S. consumers may now freeze their credit file without any fees. A new federal law that took effect Sept. 21, 2018 requires free freezes.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

Exchange of Defective Microsoft Tablet Goes Awry

Exchange of Defective Microsoft Tablet Goes Awry

NBC Bay Area responds to a man who says the screen on his new, $2,700 Microsoft Surface tablet was scrambled. He said the company agreed to swap it out under the warranty. So he shipped the tablet back but...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

Bay Area Family's Door Dash Account Spikes by Thousands

Bay Area Family's Door Dash Account Spikes by Thousands

NBC Bay Area responds to a Peninsula family whose Door Dash account suddenly spiked and they received thousands of dollars in unexpected charges. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Sep 10, 2018

Wildfire Victims Sought for Insurance Survey

Wildfire Victims Sought for Insurance Survey

A San Francisco group is asking wildfire survivors to answer a few survey questions; data will be used to influence policy and craft new laws protecting California homeowners

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

Veteran Billed $2,200 By Hospital He Never Visited

Veteran Billed $2,200 By Hospital He Never Visited

A retired San Jose veteran says a hospital billed him more than $2,200 for treatment in December. The problem: he never set foot in that hospital, and he can prove it.

Friday, Aug 31, 2018

Scammers Targeting New Medicare Cards

Scammers Targeting New Medicare Cards

NBC Bay Area Responds with a warning for seniors and their families. The federal government is sending new medicare cards to households across California. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura says some scammers...

Monday, Aug 27, 2018

$30,000 Missing: Bank Tells SJ Widow It Doesn't Have Deposit

$30,000 Missing: Bank Tells SJ Widow It Doesn't Have Deposit

A San Jose retiree says Wells Fargo told her it has no record of her $30,000 certificate of deposit, in spite of her own paperwork showing she made the investment.

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

SJ Woman Has Trouble Getting Reimbursed for Bad Cadillac Fob

SJ Woman Has Trouble Getting Reimbursed for Bad Cadillac Fob

NBC Bay Area responds to a San Jose woman who found a great deal on a used Cadillac in Sacramento, but received a bad key fob she paid $90 to fix. Then she hit a snag when seeking a reimbursement from the...

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Residents of SJ Neighborhood Frustrated With Illegal Dumping
Residents of SJ Neighborhood Frustrated With Illegal Dumping

Frustration is mounting for residents of a San Jose neighborhood, where trash and used furniture has been illegally dumped on sidewalks and, in some cases, has been sitting there for a month.

SF Paid Firm $400K for Data Claiming City is Near Spotless
SF Paid Firm $400K for Data Claiming City is Near Spotless

San Francisco paid a public relations firm hundreds of thousands of dollars for research that claims the city is near spotless, according to government documents obtained by the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit.

Amber Alert Issued for 6-Year-Old Boy Abducted in Modesto
Amber Alert Issued for 6-Year-Old Boy Abducted in Modesto

Officials have issued an Amber Alert for a 6-year-old boy who police say was taken from his home Monday in Modesto, Stanislaus County.

Transbay Agency Responds to Judge's Millennium Tower Ruling
Transbay Agency Responds to Judge's Millennium Tower Ruling

The agency that built the $2.2 billion Transbay terminal, next to the tilting Millennium Tower, insisted Monday that even though a judge ordered that it pay “a fraction” of Tower’s legal bills, it doesn’t...

Faced With Second Accuser, Republicans Fight for Kavanaugh
Faced With Second Accuser, Republicans Fight for Kavanaugh

The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back. The GOP punched back hard Monday, seeming to cast aside — for now — worries...

A's Clinch Playoff Spot With Rays' Loss to Yankees
A's Clinch Playoff Spot With Rays' Loss to Yankees

The Oakland A's clinched a spot in the postseason Monday night after the New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays.