DCP: News Releases from the Department of Consumer Protection

2016 News Releases
1/1/2017DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION URGES CONSUMERS TO USE GIFT CARDS RIGHT AWAY
 
12/22/2016GOV. MALLOY, LT. GOV. WYMAN, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL JEPSEN ANNOUNCE AT-HOME DRUG DISPOSAL KITS NOW AVAILABLE AT PHARMACIES ACROSS CONNECTICUT
 
12/20/2016WARNING FROM DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION ABOUT GAS PUMP SKIMMERS AHEAD OF HOLIDAY TRAVEL
 
12/19/2016MEDIA AVAILABILITY: COMMISSIONER JONATHAN HARRIS AND INSPECTORS TO DEMONSTRATE GAS PUMP INSPECTION, GIVE WARNING ABOUT SKIMMERS
 
12/16/2016FIRST CONNECTICUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA RESEARCH PROGRAM APPROVED
 
12/8/2016CT JOINS MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT WITH BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB OVER ABILIFY MARKETING ALLEGATIONS
 
12/7/2016HOLIDAY CHARITY SCAM WARNING FROM DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
 
11/30/2016CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION MOVES TO NEW LOCATION BEGINNING DECEMBER 12TH
 
11/22/2016104 YEAR OLD JOSEPH “JJ” VINCI, SR. OF MIDDLETOWN HONORED BY DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
 
9/26/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION ROLLS OUT GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA RESEARCH PROPOSALS
 
9/19/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM'S BOARD OF PHYSICIANS
 
8/10/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION URGES CONSUMERS TO REPORT UNREGISTERED CONTRACTOR CONDUCTING DOOR TO DOOR SALES
 
7/25/2016FRAUDULENT MAGAZINE SALES COMPANIES RESURFACE IN CONNECTICUT
 
7/19/2016WARNING FROM DCP REGARDING NEW EMAIL SCAM
 
7/18/2016STATE OFFICIALS RESPOND TO ATTORNEY GENERAL’S DECISION ON CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS
 
6/30/2016STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY HOUSED AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
 
6/27/2016ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DCP WARN CONSUMERS ABOUT CROWDSOURCING SCAMS
 
6/15/2016DCP ALERTS BUSINESSES TO UTILITY SCAMS
 
5/24/2016WARNING FROM DCP ABOUT INVOICE SCAM TARGETING BUSINESSES
 
5/10/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION WARNS OF FRAUDULENT MAILERS
  The Department of Consumer Protection has received multiple complaints from consumers receiving mailers that look like invoices from Publisher Payment Center.
 
5/9/2016STATE REACHES AGREEMENT TAKING CONCRETE PRODUCTS FROM TWO EASTERN CONN. COMPANIES OFF RESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION MARKET
 
5/3/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION APPLAUDS LEGISLATURE FOR PASSAGE OF HB 5180 REGARDING CRUMBLING FOUNDATIONS
  On Tuesday, May 3, the Senate passed House Bill 5180, which allows information of consumers who have filed complaints with the Department of Consumer Protection regarding a potentially failing foundation to remain protected for seven years.
 
5/2/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMENDS STATE LEGISLATURE FOR PASSING MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACCESS FOR PATIENTS UNDER 18
  The Department of Consumer Protection commends the members of the legislature who supported this thoughtful expansion of Connecticut’s medical marijuana program.
 
4/8/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION, DANBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT ISSUE WARNING ABOUT TRAVELING PAVERS
 
3/30/2016ATTORNEY GENERAL, DCP: MULTISTATE ACTION SETTLES CLAIMS AGAINST TWO SHAM CHARITIES
 
3/14/2016STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT GUIDE AVAILABLE TO CONNECTICUT BORROWERS
  An estimated 62 percent of 2014 college graduates in state carrying education debt
 
3/5/2016TODAY KICK OFF CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK
  This year, March 6th through March 12th is Consumer Protection Week.
 
2/25/2016DCP SETTLES WITH 911 TAX RELIEF AND OFFERS TIPS FOR THOSE WITH IRS DEBT
  The Department of Consumer Protection has settled with 911 Tax Relief, LLC regarding deceptive advertising.
 
2/9/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REMINDS CONSUMERS TO BE WARY OF FRAUD WHILE USING ONLINE DATING OR MATCHMAKING SERVICES
 
1/21/2016DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION TO HOST 2ND CROSS-CULTURAL SYMPOSIUM
 
1/15/2016STATE ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF THREE NEW MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY FACILITIES