On March 3, Massachusetts AG Healey announced a new Consumer Advocacy and Response Division (CARD) intended to protect Massachusetts consumers from alleged fraud, unfair business practices, and consumer abuse. The CARD staff will assist consumers with issues such as (i) auto purchasing and financing; (ii) data security and identity theft; (iii) debt collection; and (iv) foreclosure prevention. In 2015, AG Healey’s office handled more than 2,600 consumer complaint cases, resolving issues related to debt collection, auto lending, and securing refunds for disputed charges with cellular phone carriers.