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}
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Attorney General Jepsen Offers Data Privacy and Security Tips for Consumers During National Consumer Protection Week
  This week, Attorney General George Jepsen will participate in National Consumer Protection Week, a week long nationwide campaign to encourage individuals to take full advantage of their consumer rights and to be better able to protect themselves from scams and fraud.

Monday, March 02, 2015
AG Jepsen Opens Inquiry into Lenovo, Superfish Privacy and Security Concerns
  Attorney General George Jepsen has sent letters to executives at the computer technology company Lenovo Group Ltd. and the software company Superfish seeking information about software pre-installed on Lenovo personal computers and sold to consumers that could potentially expose them to hackers.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
State Officials Urge Connecticut Residents to Sign Up for Free Anthem Protections
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen, Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris and Department of Insurance Acting Commissioner Anne Melissa Dowling today are strongly encouraging Connecticut residents to help protect their identity and their credit by enrolling in the free services.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Consumer Alert: AG Jepsen, DCP Advise Consumers with RadioShack Gift Cards to Redeem Unused Balances Immediately
  Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris are advising Connecticut residents who may be holding gift cards, certificates or store credits to the electronic retail establishment RadioShack to use their gift cards as soon as possible. The company recently filed bankruptcy and has announced plans to close stores in Connecticut as early as February 17 and as late as March 31 of this year.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Statement from AG Jepsen on Response from Anthem Indicating Consumer Protections Will Be Made Available on Friday
  "I am pleased that Anthem has responded quickly and positively to our request and that consumers affected by the data breach will be able to access the promised free identity theft protection and credit monitoring beginning this coming Friday, February 13. I strongly urge all affected Connecticut residents to take advantage of these services as soon as they can."

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
AG Jepsen Joins Colleagues in Urging Oil Companies to Eliminate Synthetic Drugs from Retail Locations
  Attorney General George Jepsen and 43 other state and territorial attorneys general have asked nine major oil companies to collaborate with their franchisees in an effort to help eliminate synthetic drugs from retail locations operating under their brand names, including gas station and convenience stores.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
AG Jepsen to Anthem: End Unreasonable Delay in Providing Information to Affected Residents
  Attorney General George Jepsen and nine attorneys general from around the country are unhappy with the lack of communication from health insurer Anthem, Inc. to its customers about the massive data breach that may have exposed sensitive personal information of as many as 80 million people, or perhaps more, and are demanding that the company immediately step up its response.