CT Attorney General
{Office of the Secretary of the State}
55 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 808-5318

(860) 808-5387
{News and Announcements}
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Statement from AG Jepsen on Contingent Settlement with Apple in eBooks Price-fixing Case
  "This settlement – contingent on the outcome of Apple's appeal – represents a fair and equitable effort by all parties to resolve this litigation."

Monday, July 14, 2014
Attorney General Jepsen Partners with FTC to Promote Military Consumer Protection Day
  Our nation’s military families face unique challenges, such as frequent deployments and relocations, that make them particularly vulnerable to scam artists. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported over 62,000 consumer complaints from veterans, military families and service men and women in 2012 alone. To assist America’s military families and veterans avoid scams, Attorney General George Jepsen is joining with the FTC, consumer protection organizations and other private sector groups in the second annual Military Consumer Protection Day on Wednesday, July 16.

Friday, July 11, 2014
Merrill & Jepsen Collect $1.6 Million in Penalties from Companies Transacting Business in Connecticut Without Legal Authority
  Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that during Fiscal Year 2014, a joint effort by their offices resulted in the collection of more than $1.6 million in penalties from out-of-state companies operating in Connecticut without legal authority to transact business.

Friday, July 11, 2014
State Issues Second Consumer Alert about IRS Telephone Scam
  The Department of Consumer Protection and Office of the Attorney General continue to receive complaints and inquiries from consumers worried about telephone calls in which the caller claims to be an official from the IRS and attempts to solicit tax payments.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Governor Malloy: Changes to State Laws Regarding the Residential Electricity Market Will Benefit Connecticut Consumers
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that as of July 1st several changes to laws concerning Connecticut’s electricity market will have gone into effect, creating greater transparency and increasing protections for residential consumers by requiring electricity suppliers to provide very clear and specific information about how much they are being charged for electricity.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Attorney General Jepsen: Deadline to File DRAM Settlement Claim is August 1
  Attorney General George Jepsen is encouraging consumers to file claims to recover money from the $310 million Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) settlement before the quickly approaching August 1, 2014 deadline. Consumers can file claims to recover money due to the preliminary approval of multistate antitrust settlements with all the major manufacturers of DRAM for conspiring to fix their prices.