Consumer Fraud/Environmental Protection

Consumer Fraud/Environmental Protection Division (CFEPD)

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Consumer Complaint Form

Welcome to the Consumer Fraud/Environmental Protection Division (CFEPD) of the Yolo County District Attorney's Office. The CFEPD protects consumers and honest businesses from unfair business practices, ranging from deceptive sales pitches to false advertising by national corporations. It also serves to protect the environment and consequently, the health and safety of Yolo County's citizens. Consumer fraud is a preventable crime. By learning about current scams and rip-offs in the marketplace and by following basic tips on smart consumer behavior, you can protect yourself and help us protect all of the consumers of Yolo County. Environmental crimes are serious crimes and need to be reported, investigated and prosecuted. Citizens can be instrumental in helping the CFEPD meet this goal.

Speakers on consumer problems are available to groups from the District Attorney's Office. Call Jonathan Raven or Larry Barlly at 530/666-8180

Specific Consumer Problems may be addressed at the following locations:

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Attorneys Environmental Management
Automobile Dealers Mail Fraud
Automobile Repair Movers - California
Banks, Lenders, Credit and Mortgages Movers - Interstate
Better Business Bureau and CA Dept of Consumer Affairs Real Estate
Child Care Repairs - Major Appliances & Entertainment Equipment
Contractors - State Scams, Generally
Contractors/Code Compliance - Local Utilities/Telecommunications
Doctors/Pharmacies/Nursing Homes Weights and Measures
Employer Disputes and Workplace Safety Yolo County Links

Attorneys

California State Bar
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 800/843-9053

Yolo County Bar Association
P.O. Box 1903, Woodland, CA 95776

Automobile Dealers

Arbitration Certification Program
1625 North Market Blvd. Ste. N112
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: 916/574-7350  or 800/952-5210

California Department of Motor Vehicles
DMV Bill of Rights
DMV Branch Offices

New Motor Vehicle Board
1507 21st Street, Suite 330
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916/445-1888

Automobile Repair

Bureau of Automotive Repair
Link for disputes with an auto repair dealer or smog check station
Phone: 916/574-7950
Fax: 916/574-8676 

Banks, Lenders, Credit and Mortgages

California Department of Corporations - Financial Services Division

Federal Trade Commission
310/824-4300
Credit Information
General Consumer Information 

Better Business Bureau and CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs

Sacramento Better Business Bureau - North East California Branch
3075 Beacon Blvd. West Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone: 916/443-6843
Hours: 8:30 - 5:00
Fax: (916) 443-0376 

California Department of Consumer Affairs
Toll Free 800/952-5210 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/952-5210 end_of_the_skype_highlighting 

Child Care

California Department of Social Services Comunity Care Licensing Division
Child Care Offices
Northern California Child Care Area Office

8745 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 130, MS: 19-48
Sacramento CA 95826
Phone: 916/229-4500 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/229-4500 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 916/229-4508

Contractors - State
 
CA State Contractors Licensing Board
Phone: 800/321-CSLB (2752) 

Contractors/Code Compliance-Local

Davis Building Division
Community Development
 
23 Russell Blvd.
Davis CA 95616
Phone: 530/757-5610 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/757-5610 end_of_the_skype_highlighting 

West Sacramento Community Development
1110 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone: 916/617-4645 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/617-4645 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 916/371-0845

West Sacramento Code Enforcement
550 Jefferson BLVD.
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Phone: 916/617-4900 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/617-4900 end_of_the_skype_highlighting 

Woodland Community Development
520 Court Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530/661-5820 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/661-5820 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 530/406-0832

Yolo County Building Division
292 West Beamer Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530/661-5820 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/661-5820 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 530/406-0832 

Doctors/Pharmacies/Nursing Homes

Medical Board of California
1426 Howe Avenue, #54
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: 916/263-2382 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/263-2382 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
TDD: 916/263-2687 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/263-2687 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 916/263-2944
Toll Free: 800/633-2322 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/633-2322 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

CA Department of Managed Health Care (HMO's)
980 Ninth Street, Suite 500 Sacramento, CA 95814-2725
For Consumer HMO Complaints
Phone: 888/HMO-2219
FAX: (916) 255-5241
TDD: (877) 688-9891 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE (877) 688-9891 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

CA Board of Pharmacy
1625 North Market Blvd, Suite N219
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: 916/574-7900 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/574-7900 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 916/574-8617 

Nursing Homes

CA Department of Health Services
630 Bercut Drive, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 800/554-0354 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/554-0354 end_of_the_skype_highlighting 

Employer Disputes and Workplace Safety

Department of Labor Standards Enforcement
2031 Howe Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825
916/263-1811 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/263-1811 end_of_the_skype_highlighting (office)
916/263-5378 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/263-5378 end_of_the_skype_highlighting (general information on wage and hour issues)
http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/HowToFileBOFEClaim.htm

Environmental Management

Yolo County Environmental Health Services 
137 North Cottonwood Street, Suite 2400
Woodland, CA 95695
530/666-8646 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/666-8646 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Yolo/Solano Air Quality Management District
1947 Galileo Ct., Suite 103
Davis, CA 95618
530/757-3650 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/757-3650 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or 800/287-3650 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/287-3650 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 530/757-3670
Ag Burn Line: 800/246-3660 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/246-3660 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or 530/757-3660 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/757-3660 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
http://www.ysaqmd.org/

California Environmental Protection Agency
1001 I Street
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95812-2815
http://www.calepa.ca.gov/

US Environmental Protection Agency-Region 9
75 Hawthorne Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105
Toll Free: 866/EPA-WEST (372-9378)
415/947-8000 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 415/947-8000 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
http://www.epa.gov/region09/

Mail Fraud

US Postal Inspection Service
PO BOX 882528
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94188-2528
Phone: 415/778-5800 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 415/778-5800 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 415/778-5822
Postal Inspections - http://www.usps.com/postalinspectors/

Movers - California

CA Public Utilities Commission
770 "L" Street, Ste. 1050
Sacramento, CA 95814

San Francisco Office
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
415/703-2782 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 415/703-2782 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Complaint Hotline: 800/366-4782 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/366-4782 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Main Site - http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/
Movers - http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/static/transportation/movers.htm
Licensed Movers - http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/tmis/
Complaints - http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/static/forms/complaints/transpcomplaints.htm
Contact Information - http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/static/contactus/

Movers - Interstate

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1325 J Street, Suite 1540
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916/930-2760 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/930-2760 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Toll Free: 888/368-7238 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 888/368-7238 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
http://nccdb.fmcsa.dot.gov/HomePage.asp

Real Estate

CA Department of Real Estate
2201 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818-2500
Phone: 916/227-0864 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/227-0864 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 916/227-0863
http://www.dre.ca.gov/cons_home.html

Repairs - Major Appliances & Entertainment Equipment

CA Bureau of Electronic & Appliance Repair
3485 Orange Grove Avenue
North Highlands, CA 95660
Phone: 916/574-2069 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 916/574-2069 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: 916/574-2120
http://www.bear.ca.gov/

Scams, Generally

California Department of Consumer Affairs http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/guide/comptable/cmpltbs.shtml
Federal Trade Commission http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/consumer.shtm
Internet Fraud Complaint Center - http://ic3.gov/

Utilities/Telecommunications

California Public Utilities Commission
770 "L" Street, Ste. 1050
Sacramento, CA 95814

Utility and Telephone Fraud Hotline: 800/649-7570 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 800/649-7570 end_of_the_skype_highlighting Main - http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/static/cec/index.htm
Complaints http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/static/forms/complaints/filecomplaint.htm
CalPhoneInfo - http://www.calphoneinfo.com/

Weights and Measures

Yolo County Agriculture Department
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530/666-8140 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 530/666-8140 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Yolo County Links

Yolo County Website
County Government

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