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}
Thursday, July 24, 2014
State of Connecticut and Federal Trade Commission File Federal Complaint, Consent Order against TicketNetwork, Partner Program Companies for Unfair Trade Practices
  The Office of the Attorney General, at the request of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, is joining the Federal Trade Commission to file a Complaint and Consent Orders in U.S. District Court against TicketNetwork, Inc., a Connecticut-based ticket resale company, its wholly-owned subsidiary TicketSoftware, LLC, and two companies that are part of TicketNetwork's Partner Program, Ryadd, Inc. and SecureBoxOffice, LLC.

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.