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FRAUDULENT MAGAZINE SALES COMPANIES RESURFACE IN CONNECTICUT

July 29, 2016
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The Department of Consumer Protection has become aware that fraudulent door to door magazine companies may be resurfacing this summer, in particular in the New London area. The difference between this scam and many others is that members of these magazine sales crews are often victims of the scam themselves.  Almost all crew members...

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Watch Out For Utility Scams In Connecticut

June 15, 2016
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Utility scams are on the rise again according to the Department of Consumer Protection.  As we move into summer, and increase our usage of air conditioning, scammers are taking advantage of individual consumers and businesses by scaring them into thinking they will have their electricity turned off. According to information submitted to the agency,...

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911 Tax Relief To Pay Ct Customers Restitution Will Stop Selling In Ct

February 28, 2016
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DCP SETTLES WITH 911 TAX RELIEF AND OFFERS TIPS FOR THOSE WITH IRS DEBT The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has settled with 911 Tax Relief, LLC regarding deceptive advertising. DCP is pleased to announce that 911 Tax has agreed to not advertise in Connecticut, not take any more Connecticut customers, and pay restitution...

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Ct Consumer Advocates Warn About Medical Insurance Letters

October 29, 2015
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The Safety of Your Social Security Number is at Stake Connecticut BBB, AARP and the Department of Consumer Protection are warning consumers about mailers that bear the Great Seal of the State of Connecticut, and offer a  variety of subsidies for various medical problems. The leaflets are believed to have been sent to hundreds...

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