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.
|Mar 5, 2015||Know Before You Begin a Home Repair Project|
|Sep 24,2015||New West Ridge Auto Dealership in Gear for Property Tax Incentive|
|Sep 04,2015||Citywide Invesitgation Ensures Back to School Retailers Are Compliant During School Supply Shopping Season|
|Jul 17,2015||Mayor Emanuel Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)|
|Jul 11,2015||CPS Students Demonstrate Creativity In Support Of Divvy Bike Share System Expansion|
|Feb 27,2015||City of Chicago Sets Series of Free Events For ‘National Consumer Protection Week’|