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Colorado Attorney General's Office Unveils Top 2014 Consumer Complaints and Inquiries

In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office unveiled its annual list of the top ten consumer complaints. During the 2014 calendar year, consumers filed 9,568 complaints and inquiries. This represents a 10% increase in complaints and inquiries from the 8,654 complaints filed in 2013. Continue Reading >

President Obama Issues Proclamation for National Consumer Protection Week

President Barack Obama issued the following proclamation in honor of National Consumer Protection Week: Continue Reading >

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NCPW News/Events

Were You Pre-Approved for a Loan Modification? Or Is It a Scam?

Millions of homeowners woke up in their homes this morning thanks to a loan modification. When the threat of foreclosure loomed due to the loss or reduction of income, illness, divorce or other reasons, loan modifications lowered mortgage payments and helped many families stay in their homes and communities. Continue Reading >

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Scam Alerts, Your Home

Were You Pre-Approved for a Loan Modification? Or Is It a Scam?

Millions of homeowners woke up in their homes this morning thanks to a loan modification. When the threat of foreclosure loomed due to the loss or reduction of income, illness, divorce or other reasons, loan modifications lowered mortgage payments and helped many families stay in their homes and communities. Continue Reading >

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Scam Alerts, Your Home

FCC Help Center Provides a Powerful Tool for Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission this year launched a new Consumer Help Center to improve its process for engaging and informing consumers, helping you better protect yourself when you experience problems with communications technologies and services and helping us better serve you when you have a complaint Continue Reading >

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Technology

FTC Joins Forces with the Cleveland Consumer Action Network to Engage College Students during NCPW

The Federal Trade Commission is joining forces with the Cleveland Consumer Action Network (CCAN) to engage college students in the Cleveland, Ohio and surrounding areas during National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) on March 1-7.  

CCAN is a group of federal, state, and local agencies, community organizations, and advocates that focuses on important consumer issues and provides useful consumer resources and outreach opportunities.  The FTC’s Cleveland office is a member of CCAN. Continue Reading >

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NCPW News/Events

Do you trust those online reviews?

Thinking about using a company, product, or service based on online reviews? You’re probably interested in getting the best service – and price – for your money. You might have read what other customers have written to help with your decision. But can you always trust those online reviews? Just how credible are they? Continue Reading >

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Technology

Consumers told it to the FTC: Top 10 complaints for 2014

Today, the FTC announced its top 10 consumer complaints for 2014. Of the more than 2.5 million consumer complaints received… Continue Reading >

Consumers told it to the FTC: Top 10 complaints for 2014

Today, the FTC announced its top 10 consumer complaints for 2014. Of the more than 2.5 million consumer complaints received… Continue Reading >

ORS Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) will partner with community organizations around the Midlands to host events in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week. This year’s theme for National Consumer Protection Week is Your Information Destination: Know Your Rights. The ORS will be participating in events to educate consumers about their basic rights related to investor-owned utility companies. Continue Reading >

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NCPW News/Events

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