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- Some folks paid for an expensive vault preneed, but that isn't what they got when the death occurred.
- Is SCI counting on the struggling poor to pay its way out of financial disaster? Apparently, the news stories were were wrong.
- The Jig Is Up. Batesville is facing a multi- million dollar law suitbecause of its "protective" caskets.
- "Bones, Bugs, & Batesville"
- Has the Catholic diocese in Pittsburgh targetted its members for lucrative sales? Are their tactics illegal? Is this likely to spread to other dioceses? You be the judge.
- With monumental gall, Rock of Ages is planning to empty your pocketbook before the last tear is dry. . . . Better lock your doors, and let me hide myself from thee! We've just added the "floating price" tactic to this page.
- SCI's Preneed Greed is more like the carrion crows circling the bereaved.
- Consumers with firm resolve can sometimes prevail. Here's how one woman managed to get her mother's grave lots swapped from one corporation cemetery to one in another town.
- Is "Wait them out, Wear them out" a new motto for Stewart-owned funeral homes? It's hard to believe what this woman went through to move her grandfather's body from one state to another: Callous Indifference or Crafty Calculating?
- Preneed shenanigans by SCI
- Catholics targeted by corporation giants!
- Watch out, veterans' widowsa Loewen cemetery is at it again . . . or still
- Loewen Vet Scam misleads veterans
- Loewen's steam-roller plans to run over local opposition.
- ID Viewing is the latest ploy to crank up cremation costs.
- Greedy and outrageous tactics are springing up all over.
- "Gay-friendly" SCI not so gay-friendly in England.
- SCI directives manipulate cremation customers.
- Stewart is using deceptive cemetery tactics in Texas. What about elsewhere?
- Loewen's cemetery shake-down, targetting the poor and parents who have lost a child"We know you have a child buried there"
- Fox TV Dumps Consumer Advocate Under Pressure from NFDA!
Although the rest of the stories listed here are listed by state,
many of these situations could happen anywhere.
- Neptune spears preneed consumers. Leaves them in a box they can't get out of.
- No One Is Protecting Colorado Consumers! The state legislature has been conned by the funeral industry. State agencies are toothless. Here's why it's a terrible idea to prepay for a funeral in Coloradoor in many others
- Third-party Casket Problems. Intimidation and insults are what this family met. But they're angry and fighting back.
- Peachtree Caskets Direct went to federal court to keep the state funeral board from shutting the business down. Here is the judge's decision.
- Veterans Ploy to sell expensive caskets for cremation
- The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs doesn't like what it's learning about SCI activities in NYC. Here's a report.
- Oklahoma court of civil appeals has determined the purpose of a casket is to protect the public health and environment. Where's the evidence?