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Winsted Dentist Fined $717,046 For Illegal Medicaid Bills

August 10, 2016
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A Winsted dentist and his practice were ordered to pay $717,046 in restitution and civil penalties after a Superior Court judge found his conduct violated the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, also known as CUTPA, Attorney General George Jepsen said today. The ruling, which followed an investigation and seven-day court hearing, finds that Dr....

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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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NATION’S TOP TEN CONSUMER COMPLAINTS

Phony IRS Agents and Other Imposter Scams Tops the List of Fastest-Growing Complaints Phony IRS agents and other imposter scams topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted by Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the North...

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Windows 10 Still Has Many Issues

July 11, 2016
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You would think that after releasing Windows 10 a year ago and with all the money that Microsoft has available its new operating system would work like a well oiled machine. Not happening. RESCUECOM, the leading computer repair company in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada, says its repair statistics show that difficulty with...

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