State of Connecticut Department of Banking
{Protecting Our Citizens}
 
   Consumers
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In The Spotlight

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 by February 12, 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.  The 2018 schedule of clinics may be found on the Connecticut Fair Housing Center's website.

{New}   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 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.


Attention:  Exempt Reporting Advisers
 

  {CT Dollars & Sense}
Connecticut Students and Parents:
 
Visit CT Dollars & Sensean online resource for help planning, saving and paying for college.
 
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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.