2016 Press Releases

Utah Pharmacists Can Now Dispense Naloxone without a Prescription

December 8, 2016
(Salt Lake, UT) – Today, the executive director of the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) signed a statewide standing order…

‘Blessings Loom’ gift scam resurfaces in online social media

November 30, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Utah Division of Consumer Protection cites Performax Gyms Inc. for closing doors without notifying members, failing to offer refunds and continuing to charge bank and credit card accounts after Clearfield location shut last month

July 28, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Want to help Orlando victims? Consumer Protection offers tips on donating wisely and how to avoid scams seeking to profit off Pulse shooting tragedy

June 22, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

DOPL Alert: Unlicensed Eyelash and Eyebrow Extension providers pose consumer, health risks

June 9, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce announced today that the…

Division of Real Estate warns email scam stealing loan proceeds in wire fraud

May 25, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Consumer Protection warns new Grandparent Scam may target families of LDS Church missionaries, seniors urged to hang up phone and call parents

April 28, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Phony IRS lawsuit calls continue to harass Utah citizens with empty threats

April 13, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Division of Securities warns investors about fraud with recent Wall Street headlines

February 18, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…