State of Connecticut Department of Banking
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{Banking Boot Camp}

The Department of Banking, in partnership with the Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services, will host a five-day Banking Boot Camp May 21-25, 2018.  Participating students will have an opportunity to interact directly with leaders in banking and financial regulation, explore a variety of rewarding career paths and broaden their internship and post-graduation employment prospects. 

Check out the full details and application deadline to apply is April 20!


Know the risks before you invest in cryptocurrencies, by the Federal Trade Commission, provides information that you should know if you are considering investing in cryptocurrency.

ALERT:  Jackpotting ATM Scam
NBC Connecticut News reports on the capture of two men involved in an ATM "jackpotting" scheme that compromised the bank machine and caused it to dispense cash on its own.
U.S. Attorney's Office highlights Department of Banking's assistance in Securities fraud case:  Colorado Attorney Admits Role in Stock "Pump and Dump" Scheme
Western Union Refunds

Connecticut residents who lost money to a scam and made payments through Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017 are eligible to file a claim to get their money back by going to

Update:  The deadline for filing claims has just been extended to May 31, 2018.

2018 Foreclosure Prevention Clinics

Department of Banking staff participates in monthly Foreclosure Prevention Clinics, sponsored by the Connecticut Fair Housing Center.  These free clinics are offered in Hartford, Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford.  2018 Fairfield County Foreclosure Prevention Clinics (pdf, 61 KB)

CT residents may also be interested in the publication Representing Yourself in Foreclosure: A Guide for Connecticut Homeowners.


Notice to all Connecticut Money Transmission, Small Loan, Consumer Collection Agency, Student Loan Servicer and Mortgage Servicer Licensees

No Action position on Money Transmission Licensure Requirement for Persons Acting as an Agent of a Payee, issued by the Banking Commissioner on October 24, 2017.  (pdf file, 2.2 MB)

Equifax Data Breach
Information for Consumers

Consumers with questions about the Equifax security breach should visit to look up if you were potentially impacted, and steps to take if you are on that list. Equifax has a dedicated call center at 1-866-447-7559 for questions.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.