As I recently wrote, my wife and I have been shopping for mattresses at Jordan’s Furniture. We still haven’t settled on a mattress to buy, but one thing that was very obvious to us the first time we tried them out was that our old bed pillows were awful, and we walked out of Jordan’s… Read More »
March 8, 2010 Credit Card Services Post Office Box 7092 Bridgeport, CT 06601 Account Number XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX I am writing to dispute the following charge: 01/29 02/01 85456110031701887007089 MAD HAT INTERNATIONAL COLUMBIA SC 18.45 Before making this purchase, I contacted the merchant and asked specific questions about the product I was considering purchasing,… Read More »
[You can read the whole series of Honda Village postings here.] January 22, 2010 Ray Ciccolo Village Automotive Group 75 North Beacon Street Allston, MA 02134-1912 Dear Mr. Ciccolo, Once again, I find myself sending you a M.G.L. Chapter 93a letter because of Honda Village’s deceptive trade practices. In June 2009, Honda Village started sending… Read More »
The Magnetic Laundry System’s manufacturer tries to convince me that my debunking of it is unfounded. Hilarity ensues.
Recently, while browsing for eCards to send on care2.com, I was presented with an ad for nomoredetergent.com, a Web site which claims to sell a “Breakthrough Invention Which Washes Your Clothes For Free Without Toxic Chemicals, Saves Your Family’s Skin Health, and Your Money!” The “invention” they sell is two magnets encased in rubbery plastic,… Read More »
A phishing message in my spam folder caught my eye today, so I decided to take a closer look at it. It claimed to be from CapitalOne. It had a legitimate sender address, a legitimate Subject line (“Please Call Us Regarding Recent Restrictions”), and convincing-looking content that was mostly lifted straight from a real CapitalOne… Read More »