The Office of Attorney General George Jepsen
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Remarks Of Attorney General George Jepsen To The Connecticut Supreme Court On Redistricting
Attorney General George Jepsen made these remarks to the Connecticut Supreme Court this afternoon, Friday, December 30.
Attorney General Announces $34.25 Million Multistate Settlement With GE Funding Capital Market Services, Inc. Over Municipal Bond Derivatives Scheme
Attorney General George Jepsen today announced a $34.25 million multistate settlement with GE Funding Capital Market Services, Inc. (“GE Funding”) as part of an ongoing nationwide investigation of alleged illegal conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry.
Attorney General Renews Call For State Review Of NU/NSTAR Merger
Attorney General George Jepsen renewed his efforts today to persuade state utility regulators to recognize their authority and open a state review of the proposed merger of Northeast Utilities and NSTAR, a Boston-based utility holding company.
Attorney General Warns Consumers About Saab Bankruptcy And Vehicle Warranties
Attorney General George Jepsen is advising Connecticut consumers who own Saab motor vehicles, or are considering purchasing one, to be cautious about warranties following Saab’s bankruptcy filing in Sweden on Monday, Dec. 19.
Attorney General Issues Warning About Bogus Computer Repair Telephone Calls
Attorney General George Jepsen today warned Connecticut residents to be wary of telephone calls offering computer repair or security services because the calls are likely a scam that could prove costly.
Attorney General Closes Investigation Into Refurbished Computers By Staples
Attorney General George Jepsen said Thursday that Staples, Inc. has addressed his concerns about the sale of used and refurbished computers in Connecticut by changing the process it uses to clear the hard drives of personal information of previous owners.
Mortgage Servicing Workshop December 20 For Wells Fargo And Wachovia Customers
Attorney General George Jepsen and state Banking Commissioner Howard F. Pitkin are announcing that Wells Fargo and Wachovia customers who are having trouble paying their mortgage loans may attend a home preservation workshop the bank is hosting on Dec. 20, 2011 in Hartford.
States Reach $58.75 Million Settlement With Wachovia Bank In Alleged Anticompetitive Municipal Bond Derivatives Scheme
Attorney General George Jepsen announced a $58.75 million multistate settlement with Wachovia Bank N.A. and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as its successor by merger, as part of an ongoing investigation of alleged anticompetitive and fraudulent conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry.
Consumer Counsel, Attorney General Urge Regulators To Appoint Independent Utility Pole Administrator
Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz and Attorney General George Jepsen are urging state utility regulators to appoint an independent, statewide administrator with management and oversight authority over Connecticut’s network of utility poles.
Mortgage Loan Borrowers Encouraged To Participate In Federal Foreclosure Review And Claims Process
Attorney General George Jepsen and state Banking Commissioner Howard F. Pitkin are encouraging Connecticut borrowers who believe they suffered financial injury because of harmful mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure practices to participate in an Independent Foreclosure Review and claims process.
Attorney General And Federal Trade Commission Sue Branford Marketers Over Alleged Deceptive Practices
Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with the Federal Trade Commission in a lawsuit against three Branford-based companies and their principal, whose Internet marketing and sales practices allegedly violate federal and state law.
Attorney General Commends Service Providers For Storm-Related Customer Credits
Attorney General George Jepsen Tuesday commended those cable, satellite television and telecommunications companies providing storm-related credits to Connecticut customers, which in many cases, exceed what the law and their service contracts required.
Attorney General, Consumer Counsel Ask Regulators To Clarify Scope Of Storm-Related Review
Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz have asked state utility regulators to clarify the scope of its investigation and the procedures for review of storm-related service interruptions by public service companies.
Terms And Conditions Set For Liquidation Sales At Syms, Filene’s Basement Stores
Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein are advising consumers that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved the terms of liquidation sales for all Syms and Filene’s Basement stores, including two in Connecticut in Berlin and Fairfield.
Statement By Attorney General George Jepsen Concerning Management Changes At CL&P
Attorney General George Jepsen released this statement today concerning the announced management changes At CL&P.