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Update: C-SPAN-2 to Broadcast Consumer Protection Summit in Washington

If you are in Washington D.C. on March 8, you’re invited to attend a Consumer Protection Summit presented by the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force’s Consumer Protection Working Group.

THE EVENT WILL ALSO BE LIVE ON C-SPAN 2.

The Summit will expose some of the most egregious activities committed by fraudsters today, provide information on how consumers can protect themselves, and share what the Consumer Protection Working Group is doing to combat fraud in these areas.

Some of the dangers that will be discussed include: Continue Reading >

"SHRED IT and FORGET IT" MS Shred Day

Attorney General Jim Hood, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Shred-it, President/CEO John O’Hara of the Better Business Bureau, BancorpSouth, CredAbility (formerly The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Jackson), and Mississippi State University Extension Service are pleased to announce Mississippi's SEVENTH Community Shred Day.  The purpose of the event is to promote consumer protection and awareness of identity theft, one of the fastest growing crimes in the country and the state.  You are invited to bring up to 5 bags of your sensitive documents to be shred Continue Reading >

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Shedding Light on the Credit-Reporting Industry

Whether it’s after a shopping spree or before you make it big purchase, it's probably a wise move to check your credit report. You can get a free credit report from each of three largest credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) once a year at AnnualCreditReport.comContinue Reading >

NACA Leads the Way in Innovative Approaches to Consumer Education and Consumer Advocacy Resources

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) is a non-profit association of attorneys and consumer advocates committed to representing customers’ interests. Our members are private and public sector attorneys, legal services attorneys, law professors and law students whose primary focus is the protection and representation of consumers. NACA’s members focus much of their efforts on advocating for individuals who have been victimized by fraudulent, abusive, or predatory business practices. Continue Reading >

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La Casa Blanca emite una proclamación para la Semana Nacional de Protección del Consumidor

En reconocimiento de la Semana Nacional de Protección del Consumidor, la Casa Blanca expidió la siguiente proclamación: Continue Reading >

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