2013 Press Releases

Division of Consumer Protection joins $2.1 Billion Multi-State and Federal Settlement for “robo-signing” misconduct by Ocwen Financial Corporation

December 19, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Retailers proclaim Thanksgiving Day the new Black Friday”, Division of Consumer Protection offers savvy tips to stay safe shopping online or in‐person

November 25, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ‐ Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, announced today that the Utah…

Division of Securities releases Top Investor Threats to consumers, businesses

October 15, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Keith Woodwell, Director of the Utah Division of Securities, announced today that the Division has…

DOPL suspends Doctor’s licenses after officials discover child porn on David F. Wilson’s computer

September 9, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ‐ Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce announced today that the…

Division of Consumer Protection asks wildfire victims to watch out for scams

August 21, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ‐ Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Consumer Protection halts Michigan Company from sending fake records service notices to Utah businesses through settlement agreement

August 1, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ‐ Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Fake nurse faces multiple criminal charges from S.L. County and Weber County DAs

July 19, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce and Sim Gill, Salt…

American Physical Therapy Association meeting to bring $2M to Utah economy

June 21, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that annual…

Consumer Protection warns “grandparent scam” still making rounds in Utah as elderly report fraudulent calls to agency

April 9, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Consumer Protection releases Top Ten Consumer Complaints in 2012 as part of 15th annual National Consumer Protection Week

March 5, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ‐ Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…