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Neiman Marcus breach may impact thousands in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) received notice from Neiman Marcus that at least 9,600 shoppers in Hawaii may have been affected by a recent data breach. OCP Executive Director Bruce Kim urges Hawaii residents to take precautions if they believe they may be affected by […]

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121,000 Hawaii shoppers affected by Target data breach

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) Executive Director Bruce Kim said the Target data breach appears to have affected as many as 121,000 Hawaii shoppers. Target informed the public earlier this month that about 40 million credit and debit accounts were compromised in a data breach at its stores across the country by […]

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Judge fines woman more than $250,000

MEDIA RELEASE A Maui Circuit Court judge has found Edna A. Franco in civil contempt for violating a preliminary injunction obtained by the state Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) against Franco and her business Francha Services, LLC, and imposed a fine of at least $252,000. The preliminary injunction bars Franco and her business from directly […]

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Hawaii joins national settlement over ‘robo-signing’

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) has announced it joined 44 other states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $120 million multi-state settlement with Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) and its subsidiaries, LPS Default Solutions and DocX. The proposed agreement resolves allegations that the Jacksonville, […]

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Hawaii part of national debt relief fees settlement

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) through the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) announced that it has partnered with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and four other states in the CFPB’s first joint enforcement action against a nationwide debt-relief services company that illegally charged advance fees for its services. […]

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