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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection Insurance Division   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR   KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR   BRUCE KIM OCP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   STATES REACH $105 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONCERNING ASTHMA DRUG ADVAIR Hawaii to Receive $1.2 Million in Agreement   HONOLULU ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR   KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR   BRUCE KIM OCP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2014   State Obtains Permanent Injunction, $1M in Mortgage Rescue Fraud Case Court Orders $168,000 in Restitution for Homeowners   HONOLULU —The ...
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signed House Bill 2275 (Act 26), a measure that increases the protection of distressed homeowners against predatory mortgage rescue fraud. Act 26 expands the definition of “distressed property consultant” to anyone who represents or assists those who provide distressed property consultant services for an advance fee. It also clarifies that attorneys ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection Insurance Division   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR BRUCE KIM OCP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GORDON ITO INSURANCE COMMISSIONER   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2014   Consumer Alert: State Advises Residents to Exercise Caution Before Participating In Car-Sharing Programs Car Owners May Be ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR BRUCE KIM OCP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2014   500+ Hawaii Residents Possible Victims of Alleged Mortgage Fraud Scheme State Urges Those Impacted to File Claims with New York Lawyers’ Fund   ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR BRUCE KIM OCP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 28, 2014   Neiman Marcus Data Breach May Impact Thousands in Hawaii State Urges Shoppers to Take Credit Precautions   HONOLULU —The Department of Commerce and ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Consumer Protection   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR KEALII S. LOPEZ DIRECTOR BRUCE KIM OCP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 13, 2014   State Urges Target Customers to Take Advantage of Free Credit Monitoring in Wake of Data Breach   HONOLULU —The Department of Commerce and Consumer ...
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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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