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Friday, December 19, 2014
State Joins National Settlement with T-Mobile
  Under the terms of the settlement, T-Mobile must provide each victim of cramming who files a claim under its premium SMS Refund Program an opportunity for a full refund. Consumers can submit claims until June 30, 2015...

Friday, December 12, 2014
Department of Consumer Protection, Connecticut Science Center Pilot Unique Partnership to Teach Financial Literacy Skills to Area Youth
  SciFi, an innovative financial literacy program for Connecticut teens, kicks off Saturday, December 13, with “Budgeting for Life,” an interactive session held at the Connecticut Science Center. During this workshop, teens will learn the importance of budgeting...

Thursday, December 11, 2014
State Joins Multistate Settlement with PointRoll to Resolve Internet Privacy Allegations
  Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein today announced that Connecticut has joined a $750,000 multistate settlement with PointRoll, Inc. that resolves an investigation into whether the company violated consumers' privacy by unlawfully circumventing the privacy settings in Apple Inc.'s Safari Web browser...

Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Grandparents Scam Active in Connecticut, Officials Warn
  The Department joins the Department on Aging and AARP of Connecticut in warning consumers to be wary of “grandparent scams,” which have surfaced in the past week in at least two Connecticut communities...

Monday, December 01, 2014
“You Better Watch Out” -- 12 Scams of the Season
  Scams never take a holiday -- that’s the message the Department is sending this month, as it cautions shoppers to stay alert. Many common scams will be dressed up for the holidays, but their goal of defrauding consumers is the same...


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