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Bank's offer of 'free' insurance is dubious way to appreciate customers
Bank's offer of 'free' insurance is dubious way to appreciate customers

Sally Hwang recently spotted a payment of $8.10 on her checking account statement for accidental death and dismemberment insurance. Problem was, she had no recollection of signing up for such coverage. Worse, it appeared the Glendale resident had been making the payment every quarter for possibly years. "At first, I thought it was identity theft," Hwang, 47, told me. "But it didn't seem like I'd been compromised. So then I assumed it was a scam." Those are both good guesses, and I encourage everyone to keep a close watch on their checking and credit card statements for just these reasons. A little digging revealed that what happened to Hwang was more...

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