In Watchdog Nation, 2015 is our best year ever

To all Citizens of Watchdog Nation! Hear ye! Hear ye! Straight from the founder of Watchdog Nation, here is Dave Lieber’s 2015 annual report to you. Going up against businesses and governments, Watchdog Nation sees more victories than defeats in 2015. Fighting on behalf of Americans for fairness and honesty works. New laws were passed, questionable […]

AUDIO: Watchdog Nation Confronts “Inspector Luigi” The Scammer

Watchdog Nation founder and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Dave Lieber confronts a scammer who preys on elderly Americans. “Inspector Luigi” of U.S. Customs at Miami International Airport contacts an elderly man — who has fallen for dozens of frauds and lost thousands of dollars — with a lottery scam. Lieber turns the tables on Inspector Luigi. Listen to the fraud on audio files at to hear this scammer. Consumer protection starts here.

VIDEO: Watchdog Dave Lieber shares his best secret

Here’s Watchdog Dave Lieber’s gift to you. His secret weapon to survive. The best way he knows how to keep you, your family and your business out of trouble. It’s so simple. Watch The Dallas Morning News Watchdog columnist share it now on NBC5 with news anchor Kristi Nelson. # # # Watch Dave talking […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: Complain about a rental car company

What happens when something goes wrong with a rental car agency? The Dallas Morning News Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber shows consumers how to “flood the zone.” In our Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, we try to solve problems in under a minute. – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Avoid door-to-door salesmen in the modern world

Dear Watchdog: Last week, a young man came to our door wearing a Reliant Energy ID tag and holding a clipboard. He told us Oncor had placed us on a list that made us eligible for a 7-cent kwh rate with no cancellation fee and free weekends. Clearly this sounded way too good to be true, […]

NEW JOB: Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber is back

[This is a second edited version of the original post.] I am pleased to share with you my new job! I am the NEW Watchdog columnist for The Dallas Morning News. I write this today, Monday, May 20, 2013 — my first official day on the new job. Thank God. Thrilled, not only for me and […]

VIDEO: Dave Lieber & Watchdog Nation Show the Starbucks Secret on The Texas Daily TV Show

How One Young Man Became a Citizen of Watchdog Nation

A student at the University of North Texas hears about Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation: Bite Back When Businesses and Scammers Do You Wrong in class and then immediately go outside and implements the take-action ideas that he heard.

The newest way to solve your consumer problems

Watchdog Nation tested the new U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and likes the results. People complaining about financial problems are getting fast results from the newest government agency.

How to give the city water company a dose of its own medicine

When your water bill seems to high and you call to complain, the service rep always says, “The meter is accurate. Pay the bill.” Here’s the story of a man who proved that adage wrong and also ended up with $19,000 of the water company’s money.