Home repair, auto scams top US consumer complaints

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By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Homeowners with a new kitchen in their sights might want to keep an eye on their wallets instead, as home-improvement scams topped a list of consumer complaints released on Monday. All-thumbs carpenters who refuse to fix shoddy work, landscapers who take the money and run and driveway pavers who specialize in high-pressure door-to-door sales helped generate a record number of consumer complaints, according to a survey of 41 city, county or ...

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