A Montgomery County Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP)  investigates and solves consumer complaints.

In this consumer alert, OCP Director Eric Friedman provides important information about a deceptive letter that you may have received:

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Office of Consumer Protection Shuts Down Deceptive Mail Solicitations

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Officials from the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection (OCP), the Better Business Bureau serving Greater Maryland (BBB) and U.S. Postal Inspection Service-Washington Division worked together to stop a company from mailing letters that solicited Maryland homeowners to pay a fee to petition a review of their property taxes. According to a news release, the […]

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County Warns Homeowners about Scam

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Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is warning property owners not to be fooled by a deceptive letter, which encourages consumers to pay $99 to petition to have their property tax assessment reviewed. According to county officials, the direct mail solicitation gives the false appearance that it is from a state or local government […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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