Request a consumer or small business workshop.
The Ohio Attorney General is committed to protecting Ohio consumers from scams, fraud and other unscrupulous business practices. In addition to investigating, prosecuting and litigating consumer complaints, the Ohio Attorney General has developed a prevention program to educate Ohio consumers before they become a victim.
If your organization would like to host a workshop, complete our presentation request form or contact us at 800-282-0515.
The available topics are:
Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
Senior administrators will be trained to recognize the signs that an older adult is a victim of financial exploitation. They also will learn about helpful consumer resources and how to report scams and other problems to the appropriate organizations. (1 CEU credit hour is available to social workers)
Job Seekers Beware
An ailing economy can bring out the worst in people -- including companies that prey on the unemployed in their struggle to find work. Learn about the latest job opportunity scams, fake check scams, identity theft and how to protect yourself and your community.
Know Your Rights: A Consumer Guide for Students
This workshop will give students an understanding of their rights as consumers. Students will learn to recognize unfair and deceptive sales practices and gain the knowledge they need to spend wisely in today’s economy.
Protect Yourself from Foreclosure Rescue Scams
Having trouble making your house payment? Learn how to avoid foreclosure rescue scams and understand your rights as a consumer.
Seniors (age 60 and up) make up 15 percent of the population but attract 30 percent of reported fraud. Learn about the latest scams targeting our senior population, and find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Shop Smart: Know Your Rights
Ohio's consumer laws will protect you from the savviest scam artists… if only you knew what they were! The Attorney General's office receives more than 25,000 consumer complaints each year. Find out the top ten complaint categories and learn how to protect yourself from fraud.
Supporting Ohio Small Businesses
This workshop helps small business owners understand consumer laws and recognize scams targeting their organizations.