El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department in South El Monte California

Address and phone number for El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department, a Consumer Affairs Department, at Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte CA.


Name
El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department
Address
1441 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte, California, 91733
Phone
626-575-5425
Fax
850-922-3880

About the El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department

The El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department, located in South El Monte, CA, protects consumers in the Los Angeles County area from fraud, unfair business practices, and physical injury because of unsafe goods and services. A government agency, the Consumer Affairs Department (DCA) educates consumers about their rights.

You may contact the Consumer Affairs Department for questions about:
  • Filing consumer complaints
  • South El Monte fraudulent business practices
  • DCA consumer protections
  • Resolving consumer complaints
  • Consumer Affairs investigations in South El Monte, CA
South El Monte Consumer Protection

The Consumer Affairs Department provides consumer protection services for the Los Angeles County area, including filing lawsuits on behalf of consumers, investigating possible violations and complaints, and issuing injunctions against illegal activity. During the consumer protection process, Consumer Affairs may file criminal cases, negotiate restitution for consumers, and formulate rules to govern trade practices. These consumer protection services protect South El Monte residents.

Consumer Education Programs

In South El Monte, the Consumer Affairs Department educates consumers about products and services, including consumer rights and product safety regulations. The Department of Consumer Affairs also educates the consumer about the complaint process, possible outcomes from filing a consumer complaint, and consumer affairs investigations.

Los Angeles County Consumer Complaints

The Consumer Affairs Department accepts and investigates complaints. If a Los Angeles County resident files a complaint with Consumer Affairs, the agency investigates it and can pursue legal action on behalf of the consumer or a group of consumers. Before pursuing legal action, the agency will attempt to mediate a solution with the business, which can include a refund or restitution. The DCA in South El Monte provides public access to its investigations to educate consumers on how to best protect themselves. Contact the El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department for information about filing a consumer complaint or accessing public records.

FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection

At the federal level, the Bureau of Consumer Protection protects California consumers from unfair, deceptive, and fraudulent business practices. An agency of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Bureau of Consumer Protection collects Los Angeles County consumer complaints, conducts investigations on potential violations, and pursues lawsuits against violators. The Bureau of Consumer Protection also creates rules to maintain a fair marketplace. The Division of Consumer and Business Education equips consumers in South El Monte with the information needed to protect themselves, while the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) specifically protects consumers from unfair, abusive, or deceptive financial practices like predatory lending.

Contact the El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department

You may contact the El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department by calling 626-575-5425, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: El Monte Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department, 1441 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte, California, 91733.


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