Have you ever bought something that just didn’t work as promised? Has a business taken advantage of you, financially? Businesses have an obligation to operate with good faith toward their customers, and consumers have a right to expect certain things when they buy a product or service.
Consumer fraud covers a wide range of circumstances. In most fraud cases, a company promises something that it fails to deliver. Fraud may also include scams designed to steal your personal information and use it to create new accounts or run up bills in your name.
The Federal Trade Commission has established a very clear set of rules to determine whether something is an “unfair or deceptive” trade practice, and when companies violate those rules, they may be committing fraud. If a company has committed fraud against you, you may be eligible to recover any money you spent with the company, as well as any other financial damages that may apply to your case.
Common types of fraud cases include problems with:
You don’t have to be a victim of a scam to have your consumer rights violated by fraud. Some companies make fraudulent claims about what their products can do, or misrepresent what you’re getting when you buy a product or service, and that also falls under consumer fraud.
Not sure whether you’ve got a fraud case? the short answer is: if you’ve got financial damages, you could have a fraud case. Call us today for your free consultation. We’ll discuss your circumstances and determine whether fraud has been committed, and how you can recover your lost money.
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If you’ve been a victim of fraud, call us today for your free consultation to discuss your rights. Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. is here for you.