Watchdog Tip of the Day: Getting government records

What do you do when you have a hard time getting government records. Here are some ideas on open records, public information, sunshine laws from The Dallas Morning News Watchdog desk administrator Marina Trahan Martinez. In our Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, we try to solve problems in under a minute. – – – […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: Don’t fall for fake lottery winnings

Seniors, especially, gets letters in the mail telling them they won a big lottery. The only problem is, usually, they never entered. Don’t fall for this scam, says The Dallas Morning News Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber. ┬áIn our Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, we try to solve problems in under a minute. – – […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: What to do when your car is towed

Your car has been towed and you KNOW it’s not fair. How do you fight back? Fortunately there are ways. In this Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, Dallas Morning News Watchdog desk administrator Marina Trahan Martinez has some suggestions. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: How to buy a TV

How do you buy a good TV? Television sets have dropped low in price. Here are some good tips that give ideas about how to get the best television for your money. Be a smart TV shopper. In this Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, Dallas Morning News Watchdog desk administrator Marina Trahan Martinez has […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: Scammers love Craigslist

Scammers love to sell their fake stuff on Craigslist. If you’re shopping or hiring off Craigslist especially, keep your fraud antenna on high. Is it a scam? Listen to the voice in your head. That’s the advice from Dallas Morning News Watchdog desk administrator Marina Trahan Martinez. – – – – – – – – […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: Fight a bad water bill

Your water bill arrives and it’s ultra-high. But when you contact the water department, they don’t care. What do you do about a high water bill? In this Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, Dallas Morning News Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber shares ideas about how to prove to your water department that it made a […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: Consumer groups need your help

Do you have a pet peeve in the consumer world? Something that really annoys you because it’s unfair? There’s probably a consumer advocacy group fighting this. They’d love to have your help. In this Watchdog Video Tip of the Day, Dallas Morning News Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber shows you how to find the groups that […]