New Hot Gift – Mobile Gift Cards

December 13, 2011

Gift cards are one of the most popular presents people give for the holidays. Now, there’s a new form of gift card you might not have heard about.  They’re called “mobile ” gift cards, and they’re part of the craze that puts everything on your mobile device.  Click here to learn more about this new type of gift card and some rules for smart shopping from WOIO-TV in Cleveland.

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The New Threatening Phone Scam

December 13, 2011

‘Tis the season for frustrating phone scams. Naughty people are phishing for your personal information, and it’s not your holiday wish list they’re after.  A new wave of harassing phone calls is targeting people who submit auto-loans online.  Think twice before you try to pre-qualify for your next auto loan.  You may put your personal information at risk for identity theft.  Click here to learn more in this story from CBS News in Denver.

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CWN Editor Wins Two Emmys!

December 9, 2011

Angie & her Family at the Emmys!

Consumer Warning Network Editor Angie Moreschi was honored with two Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards on Saturday, December 3rd.  It was an exciting evening that she shared with her family at the black tie gala in Ft. Lauderdale.

The Emmys are for Angie’s health magazine program SMART HEALTH, which airs on WEDU-TV in Tampa and other PBS stations through-out Florida. Angie was nominated in five categories and won two; for best Informational Program and for a story on Florida’s Pain Pill Epidemic. SMART  HEALTH features stories on medical breakthroughs, healthy aging, innovative treatments and personal triumphs. It’s part of – an innovative public media project focused on providing the latest medical health information available in Florida.

Click here to watch the show and story that won.  And join us in saying Congratulations to Angie!