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 FTC.gov/WU.
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
Equifax Data Breach
Information for Consumers
Consumers with questions about the Equifax security breach should visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com 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.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.