OCP Consumer Alert

January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cold Weather Means More PEPCO Phone Scams

As the weather gets colder, phone scammers are using it to their advantage. According to Montgomery County Consumer Protection, we should “expect an uptick in PEPCO phone scams threatening to shut off [our] power.” The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) has been alerted of energy scams like these. On OCP’s website, they say that county residents have […]

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November 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Consumer Alert: New Credit Cards With Chips (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection (OCP)  investigates and solves consumer complaints. In this consumer alert, OCP Investigator Joy Matthews provides information on the new credit cards that contain chips and must be dipped, not swiped. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Contact Montgomery County Office of […]

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