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The Latest Consumer Scams and Everyday Pitfalls

Written By: Maricris Benitez on August 3, 2014 at 9:53 pm

Milpitas Executive Lions Club Dont ForgetMLEC1

in cooperation with

Santa  Clara County District Attorney’s Office   

    Date: August 18, 2014

 Time: 7:00 PM  

Venue: Brandon’s Restaurant at the Beverly Heritage Hotel  

1820 Barber Lane, Milpitas 

Topic: The Latest Consumer Scams and Everyday Pitfalls

 Special Speakers:

Deputy District Attorney Johnny Cepeda Gogo

Director of Mediation Services Patti McRae

Some of the topics to be discussed are:

  • Do I have three days to cancel the purchase of a new or used car?
  • Must a store take back a purchase and refund my money?
  • What do I do when a mechanic wants more money for a car repair than shown on the estimate?
  • I received a card in the mail telling me that I won a prize and to claim it  – I must send $19.95. Is this OK?
  • A merchant charged me an extra fee for the use of my credit card.  Is this wrong?
  • A local store advertises a product at a given price without disclosing that there are additional hidden costs.  Can I get the advertised price?  To whom do I report this?
  • And many more…

Come get the latest information on how to protect yourself as a consumer.
Dinner Cost is $13.00  (Tax & Tip included. Cash or Check Only).

For details: Call PDG Ray Maglalang,  Club chair 408-262-8425

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