Consumer Archive - NBC Connecticut
Consumer Archive

Consumer Archive

RESPONDING TO YOUR CONSUMER NEEDS AND WORKING TO SAVE YOU MONEY

Friday, Feb 3, 2017

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

Introducing NBC Connecticut's new consumer unit, NBC Connecticut Responds. It's our new commitment to viewers. No call, email or question to our consumer hotline will go unanswered when it comes to your consumer...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

File Taxes Early to Cut Risk of ID Theft

File Taxes Early to Cut Risk of ID Theft

Computer hackers stole more social security numbers than credit card numbers for the first time ever.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018

New Washer Puts Prospect Woman Through the Ringer

New Washer Puts Prospect Woman Through the Ringer

A Prospect woman bought a hi-tech machine thinking it would make laundry less of a chore but that wasn’t the case.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018

$1 Credit Score Check Comes With Conditions

$1 Credit Score Check Comes With Conditions

When Barbara Francis was thinking about buying a car, she decided to check her credit score. She said she thought it would cost her $1, but found she was automatically enrolled for an identity theft monitoring...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

Online Flower Order Leaves Husband Wilting

Online Flower Order Leaves Husband Wilting

A Killingworth man trying to surprise his wife with flowers got a bigger surprise when he saw the flower arrangement that was delivered looked nothing like the online photo.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

Snow Removal Service Disappears Into Thin Air

Snow Removal Service Disappears Into Thin Air

Connecticut residents know shoveling snow is a part of life.

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

Reaping Their Rewards: Somers Couple Regains Lost Credit Card Points

Reaping Their Rewards: Somers Couple Regains Lost Credit Card Points

A Somers couple with thousands of dollars in American Express reward points almost lost it all before reaching out to NBC Connecticut Responds.

Monday, Feb 5, 2018

NBC Connecticut Responds Recovers Quarter-Million Dollars for Viewers

NBC Connecticut Responds Recovers Quarter-Million Dollars for Viewers

NBC Connecticut Responds has recovered a quarter of a million dollars and counting for residents looking to resolve consumer problems.

Friday, Feb 2, 2018

Dream Car Turns Into Nightmare for Branford Resident

Dream Car Turns Into Nightmare for Branford Resident

For Sarah Charlow, buying her dream car became a huge nightmare.

Top Stories
Wintry Mix Could Cause Icing Issues in Northern CT Sunday
Wintry Mix Could Cause Icing Issues in Northern CT Sunday

Winter weather advisories have been issued for parts of northern Connecticut ahead of a wintry mix moving in Sunday morning.

5 to Watch: Pyeongchang's Swan Song
5 to Watch: Pyeongchang's Swan Song

Jessie Diggins captured the United States' first-ever women’s cross-country skiing medal when she and teammate Kikkan Randall won gold in the freestyle team event. Now, the 26-year-old will be the first...

10 Ways to be Heart-Smart This National Heart Month
10 Ways to be Heart-Smart This National Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading killer among adults in the United States. Fortunately, it’s preventable.

Breakout Stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics
Breakout Stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics

The snowboarder who snatched victory from the Alpine skiers. The “hangry” 17-year-old on a run to a near-perfect score. The intense skip of the Korea’s women’s curling team. A new wave of breakout stars...

Colchester Kindergartener Died of Flu Complications: Family
Colchester Kindergartener Died of Flu Complications: Family

Family members have identified the kindergartener from Colchester who passed away this week and said he died of complications from the flu.

Hartford Firefighters Respond to 2 Fires; One May be Arson
Hartford Firefighters Respond to 2 Fires; One May be Arson

Hartford firefighters battled two fires in the capital city Saturday evening, and authorities are looking into whether one of the incidents is arson.