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Techsmart Settles with Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection, Agrees to Cease Doing Business in Georgia
June 26, 2013
ATLANTA, GA – John Sours, Administrator of the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection (“GOCP”), has announced that Smart Industries, LLC d/b/a “Techsmart” and its principal, Guru Dharam Khalsa, have entered into a settlement with GOCP based on allegations that the company failed to disclose hidden finance charges in violation of the Truth-in-Lending laws, thereby not revealing to consumers the true cost of its products. Techsmart, whose offices are headquartered in San Diego, California, resells products, such as electronics, primarily to military personnel via kiosks located near U.S. military bases and via the Internet.

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