McDonald Hearing Aid Centers Settlement Agreements Reached

Company to pay civil penalties and restitution to consumers; owner and others surrender licenses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Consumers Affairs’ (DCA) Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board has announced a settlement in a civil complaint filed against McDonald Hearing Aid Center Inc., its owners, and eight other defendants.

“The settlement means consumers who were victims of fraud and deception—many of whom are part of the state’s vulnerable elderly population—will receive restitution,” said board Executive Officer Paul Sanchez. He added that the positive outcome resulted from a collaborative effort with DCA’s Division of Investigation, five district attorneys offices, and the California Attorney General’s Office.

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