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Ct Atty. Gen. asks feds to review insurance company practice of limiting consumers where they can repair vehicles

September 1, 2009
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press release              Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today — armed with petitions from auto repairers across the country — called on U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. to investigate and stop insurance company practices that may deny consumers the right to choose their own automobile repair shop.               Blumenthal said he will...

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Hartford promises to reform towing policies, pay tens of thousands in restitution and $100K in legal fees

August 30, 2009
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Copyright © 2009, CtWatchdog.com In a major victory for Connecticut consumers, the city of Hartford has agreed to drastically revise its towing policies: ending its policies that took advantage of those whose cars were stolen or whose cars broke down – bringing huge revenues to towing companies. The city of Hartford, in a settlement that still must...

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FTC bans hated robocalls

August 28, 2009
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Hated harrassing robocalls are being banned by the Federal Trade Commission, the Los Angeles Times reported today.

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Ct Atty Gen Investigates if wealthy residents evaded state taxes in offshore UBS Accounts

August 27, 2009
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Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today announced that he is investigating whether Connecticut residents were among the 4,450 U.S. citizens who evaded taxes through offshore accounts with Swiss banking giant UBS. In a letter notifying Gov. M. Jodi Rell of the investigation, Blumenthal said...

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