Topic: Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Nashville, TN – As the school year winds down, many Tennesseans are turning their attention to vacation planning. The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs wants to remind consumers to be wary of summer vacation scams.
“Vacation scams occur when a stranger offers you a free or discounted cruise, travel club membership, exotic resort stay or rental property in exchange for a large, upfront fee or deposit,” said TDCI Deputy Commissioner Bill Giannini.
Nashville, TN – With the summer season quickly approaching, music lovers are counting down the days until the kick off of Tennessee’s major outdoor festivals such as Bonnaroo in Manchester, the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Chattanooga’s Riverbend Festival and others across the state.
The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds music fans to always incorporate safety into their plans for summer music, no matter the festival.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs reminds consumers that scammers continue trying to trick consumers and businesses into providing information that leads to identity theft, drains bank accounts, and ruins credit reports.
In fact, several BBBs recently reported scammers are once again weaving BBB’s trusted name into their ploy pitches because they know the public sees BBB as a trusted entity.
Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Securities Division Fights Fraud with Financial Services Investigations Unit
Nashville, TN – Financial predators are experts at deception—using cunning to trick people out of their hard-earned investments.
Fortunately, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division offers Tennesseans fraud fighting assistance through its Financial Services Investigations Unit (FSIU).
Nashville, TN – The recent discovery of credit card skimmers hidden inside gas pumps at a Nashville area convenience store exposes the potential vulnerability of everyday consumers to thieves and scam artists.
The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers to be on the lookout for skimming devices that are used to steal credit card information.
Nashville, TN – The end of tax season has many auto dealers putting the pedal-to-the-metal when it comes to sales promotions.
The Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission, a part of the Department of Commerce & Insurance’s Regulatory Boards, reminds consumers to always do their homework before purchasing a vehicle.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs wants to alert consumers about student loan forgiveness scams recently reported by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Middle Tennessee.
Nashville, TN – As the season’s warmer weather gives rise to storm activity, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants Tennesseans to be familiar with the risks and precautions involving lightning.
“Lightning can pose a variety of fire hazards,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “It is important to monitor weather conditions and know what to do to keep you and your family safe when storms strike.”
Nashville, TN – As fire crews contain hundreds of acres of wildfire that are currently burning in Tennessee, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind the public to be aware of outdoor-burning safety precautions.
“Negligent outdoor burning can lead to death, injury, property loss and environmental damage,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “Care must be taken to ensure that burnings are conducted safely.”
Nashville, TN – Partnerships are the cornerstone of Tennessee’s success in combating fire fatalities. The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO), a division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI), encourages clubs, charitable and fraternal organizations, and other community-focused groups across the state to consider joining forces with our lifesaving team.
“The State Fire Marshal’s Office is on a mission to reduce Tennessee fire injuries and fatalities, and we’re not alone,” said Gary West, TDCI Deputy Commissioner for Fire Prevention. “Local fire departments and organizations like the Red Cross are outstanding partners that share the common goal of preventing fire loss, but there’s room for more advocates and even more progress.”
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