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File a Debt Negotiator Complaint


The Department of Banking licenses Debt Negotiators.  These companies negotiate the terms of a consumer obligation to a mortgagee/creditor on the consumerís behalf to reduce outstanding debt. Debt Negotiators charge a fee for their service. The DOB accepts complaints against licensed and unlicensed Debt Negotiators.


How do I submit a complaint?

The Department of Banking licenses Debt Negotiators. .

  1. Determine if the debt negotiator you are working with is licensed by the DOB.  See debt negotiators licensed in Connecticut. If yes, see Step 2. If no, see Step 4.
     
  2. Attempt to resolve the dispute by contacting the debt negotiator to resolve your dispute.
     
  3. If you cannot resolve the dispute with the debt negotiator you have been working with:

      - File a complaint with the Department of Banking.  See form link below.
      
  4. If the debt negotiator you are working with is not licensed in Connecticut:
    • You may be working with a foreclosure rescue company or law firm in CT or out-of-state law firm with an attorney(s) not admitted to practice law in CT. The DOB accepts complaints against unlicensed companies who act as debt negotiators with CT residents.
    • See instructions for sending Unlicensed Debt Negotiator Documentation.
    • File a complaint with the Department of Banking.


    
     DOB Online Consumer Assistance Form    
 
 

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Questions?

Contact the Connecticut Department of Banking Consumer Affairs Unit at one of the following numbers:

Telephone Direct: 860-240-8170
Toll-free: 1-800-831-7225, ext. 8170
Fax: 860-240-8178
Email:  banking.complaints@ct.gov

Foreclosure Assistance Hotline:  1-877-472-8313

Rental Security Deposits:  860-240-8154 or toll-free 1-800-831-7225, ext. 8154
Fax: (860) 920-3028
Email:  dob.sd@ct.gov