Kansas has a gift card / gift certificate expiration law (KS Stat § 50-6,108) that states:
Gift certificates or gift cards; regulation of; exceptions; definitions. (a) On and after January 1, 2007, no person, firm, partnership, association or corporation shall sell a gift certificate or...Read more »
There is no requirement that a "99 cents" or "dollar" store charge 99 cents (or a dollar) for items, unless they actually advertise that 99 cents / 1dollar is the price. Most such stores don't do so and often have merchandise that is priced higher than the store name would imply.
My electric bill has been unusually high, so I called them. They informed me I had a 3rd party supplier on my bill I was unaware of. I called said 3rd party and they informed me that I had added them to my account last summer. Going through the details it came across that my sister had given them... Read more »
Mr Zondo invited 100 guests to his 50th birthday party held at an upmarket hotel in Mbombela. The hotel agreed to provide catering at the cost of R450.00 per guest. In order to avoid incurring additional costs, Mr Zondo had stated expressly on the birthday invitation that none of the invites should... Read more »
I purchased shoes online and received some that had clearly been used and returned. I am being asked to send them back before anything can be done and that is upsetting me. Do I have to send it back for them to refund my money or help me at all?
Offenders found guilty of Class “B” misdemeanors face maximum penalties of up to three months imprisonment or one year probation. In addition, a fine of up to five hundred dollars or double the amount of the defendant’s gain from the commission of the crime may be imposed.
The answer is probably, but this is NOT a do-it-yourself endeavor.
You should seek a (preferably) Georgia licensed attorney with a specialization in alcohol sales & registration issues. If they have a background in interstate subscription shipping or direct-to-consumer business, then even...Read more »
I went to a merchant (farm store) in Florida and ordered $3 worth of items. Without him saying anything, he charged me $5.30 and gave me the receipt. When I read it he said “it’s $5.30 cause he said there is a minimal purchase requirement with my card (debit card). He then told me to pick... Read more »
It's probbaly not illegal for the store to try and set a minimum for debit card purchases, but it most likely violates the rules they agree to with Visa or MasterCard. But, swiping the card for more than the purchase amount and then telling the customer after the fact might very well be considered...Read more »
The private lender has charged me interest only on a mortgage loan. part of the loan was repayed in Sept 2018 and the balance principal was only supposed to be $7k. The lender and lawyer has been going back and forth with the amount that I owe - from 32k to 9k then to 14k and now I am ready to... Read more »
You can check the registration status of your lender through NMLS (the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System / Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry). They maintain a consumer oriented website, here:
It is a case in California state court involving alleged violations of of a federal law, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). FACTA was enacted to address the problem of identify theft by putting certain protections into place. Specifically, FACTA prohibits the printing of more...Read more »
I purchased a puppy that was coming from Virgina. The seller was sending the puppy through a company named Sky Cargo Ways. The first time this company required money from me for the puppy's transport was for a ventilated carrier to safely transport the puppy. They wanted $650 for this with the... Read more »
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