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Third party DMV sites are costing you money

The sites look legit and are completely legal, but the FTC is hoping to change that.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A simple google search to renew your license gives you a bunch of options, and only one is the actually state D-M-V site.

But now there's hope that these sites will soon be taken down.

The federal trade commission filed a complaint against about 50 web-based companies claiming that they were deceiving customers into trying to complete transactions.

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