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  • Dollars and Dentists

    “Dollars and Dentists” documented how corporate dental chains owned by private equity firms prey on lower income Americans with promises of affordable dental care. We found widespread complaints of overcharging and unnecessary treatments.
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    San Diego Union-Tribune finds the funeral business is plagued by scandal: multiple cremations are common, families endure high-pressure sales tactics from funeral homes, corporate chains dominate the business nationwide; government agencies supposed to protect consumers often ignore complaints regarding the industry, Dec. 6 - 10, 1992.