The City provides consumers with information about their rights and helps in protecting them from fraud and deceptive practices such as mortgage fraud or home repair fraud; provides consumers with information about recalled merchandise and ensures that recalled products are removed from store shelves; and promotes consumer awareness by hosting and attending educational forums throughout the year.
The City helps consumers when they have been victims of fraud and helps to resolve complaints against businesses through mediation. If mediation is unsuccessful, charges may be brought to obtain consumer restitution or fines.
|Apr 20, 2013||Weather-Related Warning to Consumers|
|Apr 19,2013||Repeat Consumer Fraud or Home Repair Violators in the City of Chicago|
|Oct 16,2012||Meetings To Discuss Plans For New Chicago Bike Share Program|
|May 25,2012||CDOT Completes Two New Bridges on Halsted Street over Chicago River|
|Feb 14,2012||Mayor Rahm Emanuel Takes Measures to Protect Chicagoans as They Receive Help Preparing Taxes|
|Jun 21,2011||A Guide to Dealing with Lobbyists or Being Lobbied|