Office of the Vermont Attorney General

Consumer Assistance Program at the University of Vermont

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For over three decades, the Vermont Attorney General and UVM have worked together to help Vermont consumers and businesses. CAP student volunteers and professional staff can help you solve problems with a business, find answers from state government and connect you with other resources.

Consumer Information

Identity Theft and Information on the Equifax Data Security Breach

To check if you were personally affected by the breach, you may visit Equifax’s website: www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. To place a fraud...

November 28, 2017

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Consumer Information

Lead-safe Housing for all: Landlord Restoration Program

The Landlord Restoration Program (Program) is for landlords/owners of pre-1978 rental property. Our goal is to help ensure lead-safe...

November 28, 2017

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Consumer Information

Data Broker Working Group

Information relating to the Data Broker Regulation Working Group, including announcements and all comments submitted, will be posted here....

July 26, 2017

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Imagine your company has been compromised by a spear phishing attack, or by ransomware. What do you do next? Join me at Vermont Tech Jam on Friday,10/19, where I will be moderating a panel with experts who will go step-by-step through a data breach scenario at a Vermont company and explain how to respond. Tickets are free. Sign up here: sevendaystickets.com/events/vermont-tech-jam-2018-data-breach ... See MoreSee Less

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You can take steps to protect against identity theft by placing a credit freeze on your account! Placing a credit freeze or unfreezing (thawing) credit is now free! Credit reporting agencies, such as Equifax, Transunion, and Experian, must create a website making it easy for consumers to place a credit freeze on their account. For more information view our CAP Connection blog: blog.uvm.edu/cap ... See MoreSee Less

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