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Ohio Attorney General Offers Online Shopping Tips for Consumers

It’s the holiday season – and, to help keep it merry and bright, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office is sharing some tips for identifying shopping scams.


Be a Wise Donor This Holiday Season

At a time when the weather outside can turn frightful, donations are delightful. Many charities draw a substantial portion of their contributions from year-end donations. Read on to learn how to be a wise donor this holiday season and to avoid potential charity scams.


Gift Cards: To Give or Not to Give

Gift cards are popular presents during the year-end holidays, especially for last-minute shoppers. Here is some consumer protection advice involving gift cards, including security tips to help you prevent a scammer or thief from receiving your holiday present.


Package Delivery Scams May Contain Malware

Amid the seasonal hustle and bustle, Ohioans should be on the lookout for package delivery scams, which typically rise at this time of year. Discover how to identify these scams and to avoid malware embedded in such scam emails and texts.