Department of Consumer Protection Launches “Every Age, Every Stage” Campaign for Consumer Protection Week

In observance of National Consumer Protection Week, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is launching an outreach campaign encouraging consumers to learn how to avoid frauds and scams and be informed.

“Connecticut has always been a leader in protecting consumers from unfair business practices and unsafe goods in the marketplace,” Governor Dannel P. Malloy said. “We’re taking this opportunity to remind Connecticut residents about the many consumer protections our state offers, and I encourage consumers young and old to visit the new website, SmartConsumer.ct.gov.” The site includes advice on spotting and avoiding scams such as travel fraud, rental scams, pyramid schemes and modeling scams, along with information for stopping unwanted mail, hiring home improvement contractors, and staying safe online. Read more

Also see the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection’s related video on YouTube.

 

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u can also be defrauded by your own close family due to fear.disabled, and older hurt or heart issues.affraid to be put in nursing care remembering what another family member had to face. You trust someone you have a feeling you shouldn"t

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