This is how a Craigslist thief easily stole his Target gift card

Tony Tucker has a sad tale to tell. A Craigslist thief stole his Target gift card. Now he’s empty-handed, and he wants to know if we can convince Target to return the lost $284.   Read more “This is how a Craigslist thief easily stole his Target gift card”

This is what happens when you hate your cruise and get off the ship early

Should you receive a refund if you hate your cruise so much that you get off the ship early? What if you leave the cruise before it even sets sail?

Lori Rutt and her husband maintain that if intolerable conditions push you to leave the cruise, a refund is owed. The couple recently boarded their first cruise ever. But only hours later they disembarked — never to return. Read more “This is what happens when you hate your cruise and get off the ship early”

Here it is: The most preposterous hotel smoking fine of all!

David Fuller just got blindsided by a $250 hotel smoking fine. As a nonsmoker, he believes he is a victim of a money-grab scam by the proprietor. And after reviewing the facts of this case, I suspect you will too. Read more “Here it is: The most preposterous hotel smoking fine of all!”

This is how an internet scam stole her heart and money

Karen Cariaga couldn’t believe her luck. She had just secured a glamorous British Airways job and found love at the same time. The possibility that she might be caught up in an internet scam never crossed her mind.

But in her excitement, the young woman had let her guard down. That was a mistake. Read more “This is how an internet scam stole her heart and money”

A hotel billing error ends in a lost chargeback. What happened?

Linda Ralston has been fighting an expensive hotel billing error for months. Several weeks after her 3-night stay at the Westin La Paloma in Tuscon, she discovered an extra night’s charge on her credit card. Now her battle seems to have ended in a lost chargeback, with the resort coming out the winner.

But with all the evidence on her side, how did she lose? Read more “A hotel billing error ends in a lost chargeback. What happened?”