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Edgar Dworsky

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Consumer World was founded by Edgar Dworsky (aka "MrConsumer") in 1995. A companion site spotlighting the loopholes in the fine print of advertising,, was launched in 2006. In 2013, Edgar unveiled, a site where consumer reporters and consumer organizations around the country can post consumer stories, TV segments, investigations, and press releases to share with their colleagues and general public. Edgar has been a consumer advocate and consumer educator for over 40 years.

Edgar is a consumer lawyer who has authored a number of consumer protection laws, including the regulations under which the Massachusetts Lemon Law operates. He was formerly the Director of Consumer Education at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation in Boston. Edgar is a former Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General in consumer protection, and was a consumer education consultant for the Federal Trade Commission. He was also the consumer reporter for the then CBS television affiliate in Boston.

To learn more, read:

  • The Boston Globe's feature story about Edgar on the cover of the Sunday Boston Globe Magazine, September 27, 1998.

  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance article about four consumer advocates, January 2002.

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