Confrontation

The Darker Side of the Locksmith Industry

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The investigation exposes a side of the locksmith industry that reputable and long-established locksmiths characterize as a major threat to their business — and to vulnerable customers desperate to get back into their homes.
Via CBSSacramento

The Home Repair Honesty Test

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As consumers ready their homes to stay cool in the hot summer months, an undercover Call Kurtis investigation has learned some companies aren’t always completely honest about what repairs need to be done.
CBS Sacramento

Illegal Car Flippers Selling Dangerous Vehicles

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The practice known as curbstoning is illegal without a dealers license, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, but it’s happening all across the state. Call Kurtis rode along with the DMV’s undercover team as they cracked down on illegal car flippers.
Via CBS Sacramento

Unlicensed Contractor Places Lien On Home For Unfinished Work

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Not only did this contractor take on this job illegally, but he laid out the proof he broke the law by filing a lien against our viewer’s home.
Via CBS Sacramento

Troubled Business Owner Won’t Return Customers’ Furniture

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An upholstery company accused of taking customers’ furniture for months at a time is at it again, more than a year after Call Kurtis first caught the company operating illegally.
Via CBS Sacramento

Gov. Brown Calls Investigative Producer ‘A Clown’

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After ignoring requests for comment on his appointed officials’ travel habits despite an executive order, Gov. Jerry Brown gets snippy with a producer.
Via CBS Sacramento

CalVet Officials Leave Veterans With No Place To Park

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State officials appointed to lead CalVet are parking in visitor spots to avoid paying for employee parking.
Via CBS Sacramento