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Past articles by Phil:

Better Call Harry gets results for woman waiting eight weeks for benefits

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Since March, 2500 viewers have emailed Better Call Harry, asking for help in getting their unemployment benefits. Faye Young is one of them. → Read More

Better Call Harry helps homeless Uber driver get $4,000 in unemployment benefits

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- A recent Better Call Harry story profiled Pamela McNutt. Harry met McNutt at the Airport Travelodge as her family of four was checking out. → Read More

Better Call Harry helps widowed hotel housekeeper waiting five weeks for unemployment

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Covid-19 has delivered a big blow to the hospitality business. The American Hotel and Lodging Association says 70 percent of the hotel industry is out of → Read More

Better Call Harry: Homeowner fights with Google Maps

Who gives directions anymore? You just text your address and anyone can find you. But a Google Maps search for a Stone Mountain woman’s address directed people to another street. → Read More

Better Call Harry: Roundabout confusion

When viewers call Harry, they usually want help getting their money back. But a Roswell woman called Harry because she wants him to teach people how to drive. → Read More

Couple overcharged $1,500 for cruise upgrade

An Atlanta couple who are longtime "cruisers" wanted to upgrade to a room with a view for their next trip. They were told it would be an extra $450, but it wound up being closer to $2,000. → Read More

Lowe’s kitchen remodel drags on for 8 months

A Dunwoody homeowner paid Lowe’s more than $53,000 for a kitchen and bathroom renovation. From the beginning, it was a nightmare. → Read More

Better Call Harry reaches IRS phone scammer

It’s likely that you or someone you know received a call this tax season from a scammer claiming to be from the IRS. Better Call Harry got the number of one of these scammers, called him back and t... → Read More

BBB warns about local moving company

The BBB has a warning about a local moving company with dozens of unanswered complaints. → Read More

Protecting yourself from identity theft

Freezing your credit in the wake of the Equifax data breach is a good start to protecting your personal information. But there are also simple safeguards you can take when you go online. Better Cal... → Read More

Georgia Attorney General sues dealer that Better Call Harry spot

The Georgia Attorney General has filed suit against a dealership that Better Call Harry told you about last March. A 22-page complaint alleges a number of unlawful and deceptive advertising and sal... → Read More

Happy ending to beer mystery

A Snellville man purchased several cases of beer for a party. When one bottle cracked open, a strange substance came out. → Read More

Power surge costs thousands in damages, who's to blame?

A Fairburn homeowner was getting a basic cable upgrade when a power surge hit her home, costing her thousands of dollars in damages. She thought the Comcast contractor was to blame, but an electric... → Read More

A warning when selling items online

Posting an item to sell online? One woman has a warning for you. She found a buyer for a couch. The buyer wanted to pay by money order, and she agreed. But when she received that money order, it wa... → Read More

Nanny scam

A law school student who works as a nanny got a job offer which sounded great: a family moving to the U.S. from Ireland, needing help with their kids. → Read More

Chickens move in, neighbors can't sleep

People living in a Hiram subdivision have been having their early morning peace (and yards) disturbed by two newcomers who moved in on Mother's Day. The nuisance makers are a rooster and a hen. One... → Read More

Old scam catches victims

You've won a million dollars. You've won a car. All you need to do is to send in money to pay for taxes, to pay for shipping. It's preposterous. No legitimate sweepstakes will make you pay to colle... → Read More

Better Call Harry's car commercial

Better Call Harry has been following the story of a Conyers man who put down $3500 on a truck, then when the financing fell through, not only lost the truck, but his deposit as well. Harry went to ... → Read More

One victim's disaster at The Masters

Thinking about getting tickets to next year's Masters Tournament? You'll want to watch this story about a golf-loving couple who thought they were on their way to Augusta National, but were stopped... → Read More

Better Call Harry follows disputed $3,500 deposit to court

We profiled a Conyers man who put down $3500 on a used truck, but when the financing fell though, he not only lost the truck, but his deposit. Better Call Harry went to the dealer to try to get the... → Read More