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Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Bay Area Man's Prepaid Debit Cards Not Immune From Hackers

Bay Area Man's Prepaid Debit Cards Not Immune From Hackers

NBC Bay Area responds to an Atherton man whose attempt to avoid hackers backfired. He started using prepaid debit cards to shield his bank information from thieves, but he says some of the prepaid cards...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Geico Denies BMW Driver's Claim For Roof Replacement

Geico Denies BMW Driver's Claim For Roof Replacement

NBC Bay Area responds to a Vallejo man whose insurance company, Geico, denied his claim to replace his damaged BMW roof. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

3-Year-Old Locks Herself Inside Front Load Washing Machine

3-Year-Old Locks Herself Inside Front Load Washing Machine

Lindsey McIver from Conifer, Colorado took to Facebook Wednesday to warn other parents against what could have been an unspeakable tragedy after her husband rescued their 3-year-old daughter from inside...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Deadline Tonight to Voice Concerns on Banking Watchdog

Deadline Tonight to Voice Concerns on Banking Watchdog

The public could lose access to a database of complaints against banks and other financial institutions, as the Trump Administration dismantles the consumer agency set up after the 2007-2008 financial crisis.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

SJ Man Seeks Reimbursement For Hospital Emergency in Peru

SJ Man Seeks Reimbursement For Hospital Emergency in Peru

NBC Bay Area responds to a San Jose man who had trouble getting reimbursed for an out-of-pocket bill he received after having heart problems during a trip to South America. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

Premium Price Flight Nets Man Economy Class

Premium Price Flight Nets Man Economy Class

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Gilroy man who paid for premium seats on a long-haul flight, but ended up in economy class. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura looked into the apparently bungled booking.

Monday, Jul 2, 2018

How Hackers Stole a Homebuyer's $400,000 Down Payment

How Hackers Stole a Homebuyer's $400,000 Down Payment

Real estate wire fraud is among the fastest-growing cyber-crimes in the U.S., and California homebuyers are among thieves' favorite targets.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018

Homebuyer Heist: Hackers Steal Couple's Life Savings

Homebuyer Heist: Hackers Steal Couple's Life Savings

Hackers targeted a San Jose couple and got away with their life savings when they tried to buy a home out of state. Now they face homelessness, and they say no one is taking responsibility for the theft.

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Man Struck, Killed by Dump Truck at San Jose Recycling Plant
Man Struck, Killed by Dump Truck at San Jose Recycling Plant

A man believed to be a transient walking across the parking lot of a San Jose recycling facility was struck and killed by a work truck Thursday afternoon, according to San Jose police.

More to Be Done on Police Racial Profiling in Oakland: City
More to Be Done on Police Racial Profiling in Oakland: City

The city of Oakland is trying to address racial profiling concerns after a study found that the Oakland Police Department is four times more likely to search a vehicle belonging to a black man than a white man.

Victims’ Rights Advocates Gather in San Francisco
Victims’ Rights Advocates Gather in San Francisco

A large group of victims’ rights advocates gathered outside the San Francisco Federal Courthouse Thursday as new guidelines issued last fall by Education Secretary Betsy Devos, that impact how college campuses...

Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits
Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits

Looking to log in a good night’s rest? Follow these simple tips for consistent deep sleep

Cohen Taped Trump Talking About Paying Playboy Model: Report
Cohen Taped Trump Talking About Paying Playboy Model: Report

President Donald Trump was secretly recorded by his fixer two months before his election discussing paying a former Playboy model who was alleging she had an affair, The New York Times reported Friday. Trump...

Putin, Trump Discussed Referendum in East Ukraine: Envoy
Putin, Trump Discussed Referendum in East Ukraine: Envoy

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said