Provides further assistance by connecting you with regulatory agencies that assist with specific industry complaints. If you have any questions as to which agencies may further assist you, please contact your BBB at 1.800.675.8118.
Fresno4Biz offers assistances for your startup company, tips on how to expand your business, layoff aversion/transition strategies, and everything in-between. This FREE all-in-one source is your new go-to for all things business. Services are offered to companies located in Fresno County.
The central mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans—whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.
Find out if you are eligible to Modify or Refinance your existing loan by visiting http://makinghomeaffordable.gov.
AnnualCreditReport.com offers consumers a fast and convenient way to request, view and print their credit reports in a secure Internet environment. It was created by the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
HUD's (U.S. department of Housing and Urban Developement) mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD embraces high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships--particularly with faith-based and community organizations.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license and handles complaints involving cable network TV, automated phone systems, local and long distance phone companies, computerized telemarketing, and satellite company complaints.
The Contractors State Licensing Board (CSLB) provides updated licensing information for contractors. They take complaints against licensed and unlicensed contractors operating against CSLB regulations.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) deals with issues that touch the economic lives of most Americans. The agency has a long tradition of maintaining a competitive marketplace for both consumers and businesses. They regulate misleading/deceptive business practices and collection agencies.
The Department of Real Estate (DRE) license and regulates real estate agents, property managers, and rental listing agencies. Also handles complaints against mortgage companies, only if licensed with them.
The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) has statutory oversight responsibilities for several statewide licensing programs, including the Smog Check and the Lamp and Brake Certification programs. BAR license and regulates more than 35,000 California automotive repair dealers, nearly 2,000 lamp and brake stations, more than 7,500 Smog Check stations, nearly 4,000 lamp and brake technicians, and more than 16,000 Smog Check technicians.
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) regulates and handles complaints against auto dealers, odometer rollbacks, and fake driver's license.
The Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BHFTI) enforces the Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation Act, which protects consumers of upholstered furniture, bedding, and thermal insulation. BHFTI licenses and inspects businesses that manufacture and sell upholstered furniture, bedding and thermal insulation. The Bureau also enforces other regulations required by the Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation Act, such as health and safety standards, product labeling requirements, and truth in advertising laws.
The Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair's highest priority is to protect consumers against fraud, economic loss, and physical injury from the repair or installation of electronics, appliances, and performance of service contracts.
In order to provide for the public benefit, the mission of the California Tax Education Council is to establish professional tax education standards, approve tax education providers who comply with these standards, and facilitate tax preparer compliance.
The USPS OIG achieves its mission of helping maintain confidence in the postal system and improving the Postal Service’s bottom line through independent audits and investigations.
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is here to protect and serve California consumers while ensuring a competent and fair marketplace. DCA helps consumers learn how to protect themselves from unscrupulous and unqualified individuals. The Department also protects professionals from unfair competition by unlicensedpractitioners.
ProQuo helps remove your name and personal information from thousands of marketing lists, data brokers and other organizations that send you unsolicited mail.
HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD embraces high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships--particularly with faith-based and community organizations.