THE OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DOES NOT ASK FOR YOUR LEGAL STATUS
Qué Pasa new episode welcomes back host Betty Valdés and she wants to inform Montgomery County about the Office of Consumer Protection and our guest Investigator Lorena Bailey will be leading us in educating everyone of all the ways people are scamming and the new scams as they pop up. If you have to report a complaint or you can either call The Office of Consumer Protection at 240. 777.0311 or visit them at MontgomeryCountyMD.gov/ocp. They will help you and direct you to the resources you need. OCP doesn’t want you answering Unknown Phone Numbers. If OCP calls it will be from a 202 number.
The importance of knowing the Consumer Policy before buying something, What phishing is and what scams are prevalent recently like requesting to pay in gift, scams involving coronavirus, the vaccines, testing, anything that is fear mongering to make some money. If anyone needs assistance in Spanish call 311 for MC311, a Customer Service Center for non-emergency government information and services in Montgomery County . You can reach MC311 by calling 311 in the County or 240-777-0311, 711 for MD Relay TTY, from anywhere, Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Use the links on this page, or follow us on twitter @311MC311.
For more information visit MontgomeryCountyMD.gov/ocp. Watch this episode of Qué Pasa below on MMC’s YouTube channel and subscribe!