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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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Biggest Recall in History of Automotive Industry: What Should Consumers Do?

“There is good news and bad news with the announcement of the Takata air bag recall: the good news, millions more Americans are covered for a fix to this serious problem, the bad news, it could take years to get safe parts manufactured and replaced in affected vehicles,” said Jack Gillis, CFA’s automotive expert...

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What to Know About Working with a Real Estate Agent

May 6, 2015
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As the weather turns milder, homeowners looking to make a change and renters who are ready for home-ownership are keeping area real estate offices humming with activity. The Department of Consumer Protection has some suggestions for potential buyers and sellers as they enter the real estate market, and will offer a free workshop with...

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Attorney General Jepsen Joins Coalition in Widening Probe of Herbal Supplement Industry

March 10, 2015
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Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that he has joined a coalition of state attorneys general to examine labeling, quality control and other aspects of the herbal supplement industry. The coalition’s formation was prompted by a recent analysis by the New York State Attorney General’s Office that detected contaminants, unlabeled plant species and other...

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