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State: Unlikely That Failing Concrete Foundations Result Of Unfair Trade Practices

State: Unlikely That Failing Concrete Foundations Result Of Unfair Trade Practices

HARTFORD — Officials announced Thursday afternoon that the state investigation into failing concrete foundations in north central Connecticut has not found sufficient evidence that consumer protection laws were violated.

Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan Harris, who is leading the ongoing investigation, said Attorney General George Jepsen reviewed the findings so far and determined that a claim under the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act "does not appear possible."

"The result is certainly disappointing for families who have made claims," Harris said in a written statement Thursday. "At the same time, this result is not surprising...

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