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Resolving Disputes Through the Attorney General’s Office

If you have a problem with a product or service you bought, you may be able to participate in an informal dispute resolution process offered by the Ohio Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section. The process is free and has helped thousands of consumers resolve complaints.


Look Out for Spring Home Improvement Scams

Year after year, one thing is predictable about Ohio weather: Spring brings out the home improvement scammers. Learn how to prevent these con artists from taking your hard-earned money.


Know Your Consumer Rights: Automobiles

Buying a motor vehicle is often one of the most expensive items we buy in our lifetime. Learn your consumer rights to make sure you’re treated fairly as you go through the buying process.


In the Market for a New Job? Beware of Employment Scams

If you’re in the market for a new job, watch out for signs of a job scam. That “too good to be true” job description or quick offer of employment without a face-to-face interview may signal a con.