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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2018 TIPS TO AVOID HOLIDAY SHOPPING SCAMS Honolulu – With the holiday shopping season upon us, the Office of Consumer Protection ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2018 STATES ANNOUNCE $6 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH ENCORE CAPITAL, MIDLAND CREDIT MANAGEMENT, AND MIDLAND FUNDING HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR Catherine P. Awakuni Colón DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2018 Marriott Security Breach Exposed Data of  Starwood Hotels and Resorts Guests HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR Catherine P. Awakuni Colón DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2018 OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REACHES $148 MILLION MULTI-STATE SETTLEMENT WITH UBER OVER DATA BREACH HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, Executive Director of ...
Read More RELEASE: OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REACHES 8 MILLION MULTI-STATE SETTLEMENT WITH UBER OVER DATA BREACH

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2018 STATE WARNS OF SCAM TARGETING CONSUMER ON SOCIAL MEDIA HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection is warning ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 STATEMENT BY THE OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGARDING BRUNO MARS TICKETS HONOLULU – In view of the high demand for ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2018 Hawai‘i Reaches $7 Million Settlement With Takata Over Dangerous Airbags The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Office of Consumer Protection on behalf of the State of Hawai‘i today announced a settlement with Takata Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, TK Holdings, Inc. (Takata) over the State’s claims that Takata ...
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May 1, 2018 HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection is warning consumers of a new telephone scam in which consumers receive calls from potential scammers impersonating the Chinese Consulate. Consumers around the country, including those in Hawaii, have reported receiving calls or messages in Mandarin Chinese demanding payment in exchange for ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2018 State Office of Consumer Protection Investigating Security Breach at Zippy’s OCP Urges Hawaii Residents to be Vigilant HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 Victims of Fraud May Now Seek Compensation From $586M Western Union Fund HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, executive director of the State ...
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