Ct Consumer Complaints

Department of Consumer Protection Lists its Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2014

March 3, 2015
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The Department of Consumer Protection today issued the agency’s annual “Top Ten” list of consumer complaints for the past year as part of Consumer Protection Week. According to a review of more than 5,500 written consumer complaints received in 2014, telecommunications-related complaints led the pack for the first time. “Avoiding problems in today’s marketplace...

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New Scam Emails Fake Online Order Confirmations To Shoppers

November 28, 2014
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Walmart, Target, and Costco Among Major Retailers Affected Shoppers’ email inboxes have just started being flooded with a timely and potentially dangerous scam. Cybercrooks are sending out authentic-looking order confirmation emails that appear to be from Walmart, Target, and Costco, among others, to lure unsuspecting shoppers to their fake websites, according to ConsumerWorld.org. Upon...

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Ct Officials Warm Of Ebola Scams

October 17, 2014
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein are encouraging Connecticut residents to be on alert for any potential scams tied to the Ebola outbreak. Scammers may be trying to cash in on fear from those who are currently concerned about the outbreak by...

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AG, DCP Announce $850,000 Multistate Settlement with TD Bank Over Data Breach

October 16, 2014
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Attorney General George Jepsen and the state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein today announced an $850,000 multistate settlement with TD Bank, N.A. that resolves an investigation into a 2012 data breach that affected thousands of consumers and helps to ensure that protections are in place to prevent future incidents. Connecticut led...

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