Tag: consumer protection

How to Expose a Fake Debt Collector: 3 Things You Must Know

Posted: December 23, 2014 at 2:49 pm   /   Consumer News, Personal Protection, Unlawful Debt Collectors

The following article outlines three things you should ask if you suspect you are being pursued by a fraudulent debt collector. This article can prevent you and your loved ones […]

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How to Protect Your Assets during a Data Breach

Posted: September 11, 2014 at 10:00 am   /   Consumer News, Data & Security Breaches, Identity Theft

Identity theft is at an all-time high due to data breaches affecting some of our country’s largest retailers. In light of the recent Home Depot data breach, the Better Business […]

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Madigan warns Elgin conference on consumer fraud, identity theft

Madigan warns Elgin conference on consumer fraud, identity theft

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Consumer News

Attorney General Lisa Madigan led a round-table of government officials and law enforcement representatives last week, to discuss online breaches of privacy and other consumer fraud related issues. Chicago’s Courier […]

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CFF Founder Joins Consumer Law Panel

CFF Founder Joins Consumer Law Panel

Posted: July 18, 2014 at 3:07 pm   /   Consumer News

Consumer Fraud Forum founder, William Pinilis, will join a panel of consumer law specialists for a seminar organized by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. The seminar, which […]

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We Are All Consumers!

We Are All Consumers!

Posted: March 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm   /   Business Protection, Personal Protection

We are all consumers. Consumer fraud is one of the most common problems for average people today. Car dealers, home improvement contractors, tele-marketers, financial “advisors”, banks and loan officers, “alternative […]

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Bill that Would Ban Consumer Contracts

Bill that Would Ban Consumer Contracts

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 4:36 pm   /   Personal Protection

A bill that would ban consumer contracts, including arbitration agreements and warranties, that limit substantive rights under consumer protection laws was approved by a legislative panel Monday. The measure, given […]

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