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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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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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CFPB Takes Action Against the Two Largest Debt Buyers for Using Deceptive Tactics to Collect Bad Debts

Encore and Portfolio Recovery Associates Must Refund Millions of Dollars and Overhaul Debt Collection and Litigation Practices The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has taken action against the nation’s two largest debt buyers and collectors for using deceptive tactics to collect bad debts. The Bureau found that Encore Capital Group and Portfolio Recovery Associates...

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Consumers’ Top 10 Complaints

Identity theft 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 American Consumer Protection Investigators (NACPI). Thirty-seven consumer agencies from twenty-one states participated in the survey, which asked about...

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