(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery joined his counterpart from Kentucky, Attorney General Jack Conway, and Holly Petreaus, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, at Fort Campbell on Tuesday to discuss consumer issues with soldiers.
The group attended a town hall meeting at the post's Family Resource Center to hear complaints about the unscrupulous business practices that soldier and their families have witnessed.
"Servicemembers and their families deserve all the protections against businesses practices that we can provide them," Attorney General Hertbret Slatery said in a statement. "Hopefully educational sessions like the one today will help our servicemembers know what resources are available in order to prevent them from being taken advantage of."
During the discussion, the attorneys general were able to speak with soliders and their families about making sound financial decisons and consumer purchases.
They joined Petraeus, the wife of David Petraeus, the commanding general at Fort Campbell from 2002 to 2004.
"I am please to join both Attorney General Conway and Attorney General Slatery to hear firsthand from servicemembers, veterans, and community leaders about their consumer financial issues," Petraeus said in a statement.
The officials also encouraged servicemembers who feel like they have have been taken advantage of to file complaints with the appropriate authorities.
Servicemembers and their families looking for more on information on use customer protection toolkits can visit the Tennessee Attorney General's website.
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