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.
|Feb 11,2014||Mayor Emanuel Announces Results of Sting Operation Targeting Predatory Tax Preparers|
|Jun 26,2013||Property Tax Incentives To Support Commercial Projects|
|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|