Pet buyers beware: Puppy scams on the rise

WMAR News  |  November 13, 2018

If you’re thinking of getting a pet for the holidays, be extra careful. The Better Business Bureau says puppy-buying scams are on the rise, and up to 80 percent of sponsored advertisements about pets may be fake. The BBB says their ScamTracker has 907 reports of this type of fraud and the Federal Trade Commission found 37,000 complaints regarding pets, and a …

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Air travel crowds for Thanksgiving to be worse

Scripps National Desk  |  November 8, 2018

Next week, folks who are traveling can expect really crowded airport lines. There will be a 7 percent increase in those flying to their Thanksgiving celebrations, the Transportation Security Administration announced. The Thanksgiving rush at airports will last 10 days beginning Nov. 16 and stretching to Nov. 26. The Sunday after Thanksgiving is likely going …

Toys R Us

Toy wars: Who will get former Toys ‘R’ Us shoppers?

John Matarese  |  November 2, 2018

News that Toys “R” Us may be planning a comeback has parents of young children everywhere thrilled. Could Geoffrey and company be returning? Possibly. Unfortunately, even if the brand reopens some stores in 2019, that doesn’t help things this holiday season, as there will be no comeback this year. For parents, the toy store of their …