Supply Chain Shortages Making it Harder to find a Legitimate Deal

Administration 2021, Department of Commerce, Division of Consumer Protection, Scams, Tips & Advice

COVID-19 and related supply disruptions have made it hard to find and purchase some categories of goods. While many efforts are being made to resolve that situation, Scammers are using the supply crunch as a cover for scams. We hope that sharing some of the reports received by the Division of Consumer Protection can help you become aware of current …

Utah’s Division of Consumer Protection give a few tips on how to check out a charity before you donate

Administration 2021, Division of Consumer Protection, Tips & Advice, Uncategorized

“Tis the season for giving.” This time of year, many are looking to give back. Whether you have a favorite cause to donate to, or are looking for a worthy one, the Utah Department of Commerce’s Consumer Protection Division is here to help. Our Division of Consumer Protection registers approximately 6,000 charities in the State of Utah. Any charity soliciting …

Consumer Protections New Online Intake Process

Administration Division of Consumer Protection

Our Division of Consumer Protection has recently launched a new Online Complaint Process. Now consumers can file complaints entirely online, including submitting digital copies of their evidence related to their complaints. The new online complaint process is integrated with a new investigative software database that Division personnel will be using to investigate complaints. This new online intake process allows the …

National Military Consumer Month

Administration Department of Commerce, Division of Consumer Protection

Service members and their families make enormous sacrifices for our nation, but the unique demands of their service can often leave them vulnerable to fraud and predatory financial practices.  This Month is National MilitaryConsumer Month and The Utah Department of Commerce along with our Division of Consumer Protection would like to highlight how our nation’s active duty service mentors, military families, …