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‘Consumer Protection Up Close'

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office files dozens of consumer protection cases each year to protect all Ohioans and enforce laws enacted to keep them safe in the marketplace. In this occasional column, we examine a home-improvement lawsuit filed in November 2022.


Choice in tax preparer requires care

With tax season approaching, you may be considering hiring a tax preparer. Before you do, though, review this checklist.


Tips can help protect your online privacy

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office commemorated Data Privacy Week last month by educating Ohioans on how to maintain their privacy online. Check out these helpful tips.


Beware of romance scams this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be a time to seek out that special someone, and con artists know it. “Sweetheart” scammers may spend countless hours chatting with a victim before requesting money for bogus reasons, such as airfare to visit.