Consumer News and Recalls

UPS Store in Reno Breached by Malware

Updated: 08/20/2014 - Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.

BofA Reaches $17B Settlement With US

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

Local Businesses Alter Hours For New School Schedule

Updated: 08/08/2014 - When the Washoe County School District adopted a new school calendar last year, it left more time for families to take vacations throughout the year. But for some businesses that employ high school kids, and cater to the younger crowd, the new calendar has meant a new business plan.
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NV Consumer Spending Up, But Below Norm

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Consumer spending in Nevada rose to its highest level in five years in 2012 but continued to lag far behind the national average, according to a new report showing a wide discrepancy in economic recovery from the recession across the country.

Report: Russian Hackers Steal 1.2B Passwords

Posted: 08/06/2014 - A published report says Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites.
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