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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 27, 2013   Target Believes 121,000 Hawaii Shoppers Affected by Data Breach Consumer Protector Urges Shoppers to Check Accounts   HONOLULU — The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) Executive Director Bruce ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 19, 2013   Hawaii Residents Urged to Take Precautions Following Target Data Breach Breach Could Affect 40 Million Consumers   HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 26, 2013 State Urges Shoppers To Know Merchandise Return Rules HONOLULU — Holiday shopping has begun and the state’s Office of Consumer Protection wants you to be prepared when heading to the stores. Before ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 22, 2013   Major Mobile Carriers to Stop Billing Problematic Third-Party Charges     HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) announced a major ...
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Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 486N

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection News Release        NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR _________________________________________________________________________________________________ BRUCE KIM                                                                       ...
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As the use of smart phones increase in today’s world, phone apps and a variety of other products are increasingly being marketed by third parties to mobile phone users through the use of unfair and deceptive practices, such as “mobile cramming.” Mobile cramming charges are third party charges that may appear on your mobile phone ...
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