Mitt Romney’s $10,000 Bet, New Testimony in UK Phone Hacking Investigation, Avoiding Holiday Scams: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Mitt Romney is trying to downplay the $10,000 bet he offered to Rick Perry in Saturday night’s GOP presidential candidates debate to try to disprove Perry’s claim that he deleted parts of his book that supported a health care mandate. Romney laughed off suggestions that his pricey bet sent the wrong message. We’ll find… Continue reading Mitt Romney’s $10,000 Bet, New Testimony in UK Phone Hacking Investigation, Avoiding Holiday Scams: Today on Here and Now

Indiana AG Warns of H1N1 Scams

The Indiana Attorney General’s Office is warning against shampoos, air filters and face masks that claim to prevent contraction of the H1N1 flu virus. Spokesperson Bryan Corbin says the FDA released a warning recently that a number of retailers are producing such products and that they are not FDA-approved and are ineffective. He says some… Continue reading Indiana AG Warns of H1N1 Scams

AG's Office Reports Spike in Debt Scams

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office says it’s seen a spike in calls reporting scams in the state.  Most of the scams reported are targeting those who have fallen on hard times in the recession. A-G spokesperson Allison Martin says the number of scam calls has doubled in the last few weeks. “We were expecting calls… Continue reading AG's Office Reports Spike in Debt Scams