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Bucks County Consumer Protection in the News

2017

Tech Support Scams - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers - February 2017

2016

Avoiding Scams - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers - October 2016

How to Avoid Robo/Scammer Calls (NoMorRobo.com) - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers - July 2016

What's Being Done to Stop Credit Card Skimming - Special Report by Fox 29 

Crooks Go Inside Gas Pumps to Skim Credit Cards - Special Report by NBC 10, February 10, 2016

What you should know before hiring a Home Contractor - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers , January 2016

2015

Skimming Devices in Retail Motor Fuel Dispensers - A Presentation by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets (Bureau of Weights and Measures. 10/22/15)

Simple Steps to Effectively Complain to a Business - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, September, 2015

IRS Telemarketing Scam: How to Protect Yourself - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, May 2015

Contractor Tips: How to choose the right contractor and other tips from beginning to end of the project - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, March 2015

2014

Holiday Shopping Tip and How to Keep Yourself Safe - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, November 2014

Making Your Voice Heard: New Telemarketing Rules now being considered by the FTC - Comcast Newsmakers , Sept, 2014

Home Depot Credit Security Alert - Don't Panic - September, 2014

Fraud Alert: Police Issue Warning about Phone Scam -- July, 2014

Free ID Theft Protection for Home Depot Customers

Hiring Contractors -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, May, 2014

Protecting Seniors from Telephone Scams -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, January 24, 2014

2013

Target Credit Card Issue: "First of All - Don't Panic," A Special Edition of Consumer Protection Troubleshooter -- December, 2013

Getting What You Pay For (Weights and Measures) -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, November 14, 2013

Picking a Contractor -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, May 10, 2013

Fraudulent Telephone Calls -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, March 14, 2013

2012

Shopping Energy Supply Companies -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, December 7, 2012

"Grandparent Scam:" What to watch for -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, May 24, 2012

Watch "Telephone Scams Target the Elderly," a special report from 6 ABC, April 2, 2012

What you need to know before you fill up at the pump -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, March 1, 2012

2011

Watch "Gas Pumps to be Inspected by Employees?" a special report from NBC 10, May 7, 2011

Home Improvement Contractors: What to look for - Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, May 5, 2011

Watch "Getting Nailed at the Pump," a special report from NBC 10 on what to watch for at the Gas Station, April 20, 2011

2010

Door to Door Scams and Other Consumer Issues -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, June 3, 2010

Consumer Rights -- Michael Bannon on Comcast Newsmakers, February 4, 2010

Watch "Complaints Over Paid, But Undelivered Gravestones," Special Report from Channel 6 ABC, Friday, September 24, 2010

 

Department of Consumer Protection / 
Weights and Measures 
Michael D. Bannon
Director 
The Almshouse
1260 Almshouse Rd., 4th Floor
Doylestown, PA 18901
Ph:   215-348-6060
        1-800-942-2669
Fax: 267-885-1420