Matt Gephardt

Fraudster impersonates Gov. Cox, asks for gift cards

A fraudster impersonated Gov. Cox, trying to swindle others into buying gift cards.
2 days ago

Despite on-time payments, woman’s credit score drops due to company not reporting

A Box Elder County woman bought a car and made payments on time to boost her credit scores. It did the opposite. Matt Gephardt investigates what went wrong.
2 days ago

Lehi man says medical clinic refuses to work with his faith-based medical cost sharing plan

Miles is the newest member of the Littledike family. His father, Ryan, says Miles’ arrival in December went almost flawlessly.
4 days ago

West Jordan car owner says odometer fraud has left her stuck paying thousands on a lemon she can’t drive

Wendie Muhic is the frustrated owner of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe that dies a lot. Now she is left paying for it.
9 days ago

How crooks use texts to get your money, identity, or both.

If you used a mobile phone for any length of time, it’s likely you have gotten text messages that seem like an honest mistake that innocuous-looking text might have come from a scammer.
10 days ago

High school softball team calls foul on field conditions, 2 years after Title IX complaint

The Viewmont High softball team played its 2023 season on a field with dead, patchy grass and none of the improvements promised by the school district. Why weren’t required upgrades completed? Matt Gephardt investigates.
11 days ago

Driver apathy keeps tens of thousands of unsafe cars on Utah roads

Every year, the vehicle history report business Carfax releases its study on how many cars are on the roads with unfixed safety recalls.
12 days ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: When many companies are struggling in customer service, will complaining get you results?

Does being a "Karen" and complaining about customer service get you results?
16 days ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: New car prices ease slightly, so will it pay off to buy now or wait?

So why is there this juxtaposition on prices between used and new cars? Experts say inventory.
17 days ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: The growing phenomenon of shrinkflation leaves consumers getting less for their money

Food prices in the grocery aisles have gone up by 19.1%. That is worse enough, but here is the one-two punch: the packaging that increasingly expensive food comes in keeps shrinking.
18 days ago

How does a company know your new credit card number before you give it to them?

If you cannot stop automatic payments from hitting your credit card, you might cancel that card and get a new number. However, when Kevin Patterson tried that, his credit card company gave his new number to the very company he was trying to stop.
23 days ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Can you save on groceries by growing your own food?

Everyone is looking for ways to stretch their budgets, especially on one of the biggest expenses for households: food. If you grow your food instead of buying it, can you save money? Matt Gephardt did some digging to find out.
25 days ago

Consumer experts worried as millions of Americans buy their groceries in installments

When you think of "Buy Now, Pay Later," chances are you’ll think of splurging. But more and more, people are putting their basic human needs in installments.
26 days ago

Are ‘no trespassing’ signs any more effective at stopping door-to-door salespeople than ‘no soliciting’ signs?

In Sandy, our investigation found, unlike many other cities, there is no specific code on the books that requires a salesman respect a no soliciting sign. But you know what is against the law in Sandy, and just about everywhere else? Trespassing.
30 days ago

Get Gephardt: Exception in federal law leaves patients still facing surprise medical bills for ambulance rides

The doctor said an infant struggling to breathe needed to go to the hospital in an ambulance. But now the family faces a surprise bill because the ambulance was out-of-network.
1 month ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Folks younger than 50 can join AARP and use its many discounts

A man in his 30s is saving money by taking advantage of discounts typically meant for older folks. KSL's Matt Gephardt shows how you can, too.
1 month ago

What are the rules & your rights when ‘No Soliciting’ signs don’t keep salespeople at bay?

While many Utahns put up signs to keep solicitors from knocking on their doors, a man in Sandy says the knocks keep coming. He decided to Get Gephardt, who explores what those signs really mean.
1 month ago

How you can lower your car insurance costs even as rates continue to climb

It would be a good time to double check with your insurance agent and make sure you are getting all the discounts available to you. Auto insurance rates are catching up with the costs of, well, everything that has gone up thanks to inflation.
1 month ago

Layton woman struggles to claim money owed to her from her dissolved business

Utah's Unclaimed Property Division has millions of dollars that it wants to reconnect with the rightful owner. But for a Layton woman, getting her money back has been easier said than done. So she decided it was time to Get Gephardt.
1 month ago

Get Gephardt helps Utahn get refund for not-delivered TV

If you pay hundreds of dollars for a new TV, you expect to GET the TV. But when a West Jordan woman couldn't get her TV or a refund, it was time to Get Gephardt.
1 month ago

Get Gephardt: Utahns say they’re out thousands after South Jordan travel company cancels overseas tours

Imagine paying thousands of dollars for a once-in-a-lifetime trip, only to have the travel company cancel it on you – twice.
1 month ago

Utah vehicle safety inspections drop 92%, crashes related to equipment failure remain flat

It’s been five years since mandatory vehicle safety inspections hit the rearview mirror. Does that mean Utah roads are more dangerous? KSL Investigator Matt Gephardt digs into the crash data.
2 months ago

IRS warns of tax scams as filing deadline rapidly approaches

Procrastinators - it is crunch time! We are less than a week from the IRS filing deadline, which makes this week especially treacherous.
2 months ago

Lehi woman says con artist used her cancer diagnosis to hook her in a grant scam

Someone on facebook said there was a way to apply for a grant to help with cancer bills, it was a scam.
2 months ago