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Dear Consumer Ed: I posted an item for sale online and received an email from an interested buyer, saying he wanted to send me a certified check. He said the check will cover the cost of the item plus the expense incurred by the person who will pick up the item on his behalf. I am being asked to deposit the check and then wire a portion to the person picking up the item. Do you think this is a scam?
Dear Consumer Ed: Is it legal in Georgia for a business to refuse cash for payment of goods or services? Can businesses legally force consumers to pay with a debit or credit card?
Dear Consumer Ed: I’m having solar panels installed on my home. What kind of licensing is the installer required to have?
Dear Consumer Ed: How can I find out if the vehicle that I am interested in purchasing from a dealership is a salvaged vehicle?
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