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GPS trackers put repo man in passenger seat

Katherine Lane is quoted in an SHM article entitled ‘GPS trackers put repo man in passenger seat.’   The article asserts that used car dealers offering loans to people with bad credit histories are fitting GPS trackers on vehicles to keep an eye on borrowers and ensure they make payments.  Kat Lane said she has a number of concerns with lenders [ More ]

Insurance rip-offs: Consumers warned to check fine print to avoid claims being rejected

INSURANCE companies are refusing to pay out thousands of claims for theft, car crashes and home damage each year. Unfair knock-backs and confusing conditions and exclusions are leaving policyholders out of pocket, consumer experts say. Almost 100,000 general insurance claims are rejected annually, latest industry figures show. Insurance Law Service solicitor Alexandra Kelly urged consumers not to forget to disclose [ More ]

Media release: Credit reporting agency accused of breaching new credit reporting rules

Veda Advantage Ltd, a company which stores the credit history of millions of Australians, has been accused of breaching new credit reporting laws by promoting its $79.95 credit report at the expense of the free credit report it is legally required to offer. Consumer advocates say Veda Advantage is leading many Australians to pay for something they could otherwise receive [ More ]