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National Consumer Protection Week Virtual Forum: March 10, 2022 @ 2PM 

3/03/2022 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Undersecretary Edward A. Palleschi of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) is excited to host OCABR’s annual National Consumer Protection Week Virtual Forum on March 10, 2022, at 2:00 PM along with the BBB, IRS, FTC, and AARP.

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Recall Round-Up: February 2022 

2/28/2022 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Each month OCABR releases a recall roundup of the top recall notices affecting consumers in the Commonwealth.

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Consumer Update: February 2022 

2/24/2022 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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Notice of Public Hearing: Amendments to 209 CMR 42.00 

2/08/2022 Division of Banks

209 CMR 42.00: The Licensing of Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders

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Consumer Tips: Ways to Avoid Identity Theft 

1/31/2022 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

As Identity Theft Awareness Week begins, here are some tips to keep your personal information safe in the new year.

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Consumer Update: January 2022 

1/26/2022 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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Notice of Public Meeting for Insurance Premium Finance Board 

1/26/2022 Division of Banks

Friday, January 28, 2022 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Division of Standards Hiring Chief of Staff and General Counsel 

1/07/2022 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

The Chief of Staff/General Counsel works with the Director in the operations, management, development and coordination of policy for the DOS and represents the agency as needed to the industry and consumers.

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Wireless Carriers are Retiring their 3G Networks for 5G in 2022 

12/31/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

3G and some older 4G phones will no longer be able to use data services or make and receive calls.

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Consumer Update: December 2021 

12/29/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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Undersecretary Palleschi Shares the 2021 Worst Products for Consumers 

12/24/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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Counting Down the Top 10 Worst Products for MA Consumers List of 2021 

12/15/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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Consumer Update: November 2021 

11/29/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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Consumer Update: October 2021 

11/01/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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