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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 Oct. 14, 2014   State Warns Hawaii Island Landlords and Tenants about Violating Emergency Rental Protections Calls to Consumer Protection Question Rental Cancellations   HONOLULU —The Department ...
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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 Oct. 8, 2014 Hawaii Part of $105 Million Mobile Cramming Settlement with AT&T Mobility Hawaii to Receive Over $226,000 for Its Part in Settlement   HONOLULU —The ...
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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 Sept. 19, 2014   State Urges Residents to Exercise Caution Regarding Online Loans   HONOLULU —The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of Consumer Protection ...
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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: Aug. 7, 2014 Office of Consumer Protection Reminds Public of Price Caps OCP Urges Consumers to Report Potential Price Gouging   HONOLULU — Office of Consumer ...
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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: Aug. 6, 2014 Hawaii and 41 Other States Reach $35 Million Drug Settlement Aloha State to Receive More than $448,000 for Unlawful Rapamune Promotion HONOLULU —The Hawaii Office ...
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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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