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Consumer News/Announcements


Millions of Consumers Affected by Equifax Hack

Approximately 143 million U.S. consumers may have had their personal data stolen in a major data breach against the credit reporting agency Equifax.


County of Los Angeles Homeowner Notification Program Combats Real Estate Fraud

Since 1996, DCBA and Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk have collaborated on the Homeowner Notification Program. As part of the program, homeowners are notified by mail any time a document that changes ownership is recorded.


Keep Protecting Yourself After the Disaster

Suffered damage during the La Tuna Fire? Protect yourself against scams and price gouging during and after an emergency. Some people try to profit from those who are most vulnerable. Know the difference between those who help and harm.