Mass Consumer Affairs Blog

The Official Blog of the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Monthly Archives: December 2019

Division of Banks Holiday Cybersecurity Alert Posted on Dec 20

Division of Banks Holiday Cybersecurity Alert

In the midst of the holiday shopping season, DOB Connects, a program of the Massachusetts Division of Banks, posted a recorded webcast offering helpful cybersecurity tips to avoid becoming a victim to online scams. The PSAs are recorded in both English and Spanish. Also, included   …Continue Reading Division of Banks Holiday Cybersecurity Alert

The Basics of Return Policies Posted on Dec 17

The Basics of Return Policies

Shopping this time of year is stressful with the hustle and bustle of holiday crowds, which can make returning purchased items a daunting task. Whether you are returning an item after a case of buyer’s remorse or your new outfit didn’t fit quite right, the   …Continue Reading The Basics of Return Policies

Online Car Buyers and Sellers Lemon Law Posted on Dec 10

Online Car Buyers and Sellers Lemon Law

When buying a car exploring all of your purchasing options to find the best deal is a smart move. Sometimes you may find the best deal online from a private seller. Thankfully, the Massachusetts Lemon Law also covers private party sales. This blog explores buyers and   …Continue Reading Online Car Buyers and Sellers Lemon Law