Several military families recently filed suit against the companies that own Keesler Air Force Base properties in Biloxi, Miss. over the presence of so-called toxic mold. The suit alleges that the mold was not cleaned up correctly, and the issues that caused the mold were not properly addressed.
In the third week of our consumer fraud series, we are going to talk about what is known as cashier's check fraud. This form of fraud is becoming increasingly prevalent due to the length of time it can take for a bank to determine that a cashier's check is fraudulent.
Last week, we talked about a type of consumer fraud known as identity theft. We discovered how it can happen and what signs to be aware of. This week, we are going to focus on a second type of consumer fraud known as phishing.
Unassuming parties become victims of consumer fraud every day, all across the nation. Over the next few weeks, we will identify five of the most common types of consumer fraud, as well as discuss how they happen and what you can do to protect against them.
Safety should remain top priority for any vehicle on the road. Whether you are steering a car or motorcycle, all drivers have a responsibility to approach the road carefully to avoid potential accidents and fatalities.
On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Marengo County DHR held an Elder Abuse and Awareness Health Fair at Linden Baptist Church in an attempt to educate the public on how to identify and prevent elder abuse. According to an article published June 20, 2018 in The Demopolis Times, elder abuse cases are frequently reported to Marengo County DHR. These can contain allegations of sexual misconduct, emotional or psychological abuse, financial exploitation, medical neglect, and housing negligence.