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Booking Travel? Do Your Research and Beware of Scams

Ready to get back to traveling? As more Ohioans are and as the summer months approach, consumers are advised to research any new COVID-19 policies and learn how to dodge scammers who would cheat travelers out of long-awaited vacations.


Consumer Wins

AG Yost’s Consumer Protection Section protects Ohioans from predatory and illegal business practices by enforcing state laws. Read about this month’s big win that got money returned to an Ohioan just like you. 


Beware of New COVID-19 Scams

With vaccines available to all Ohioans age 12 and up, scammers are moving on to new COVID-19 scams. Read on to learn how con artists are scheming and how they are trying to steal consumers’ personal information.


Puppy Scammers Target Unsuspecting Consumers

Looking for a new canine companion? Before shopping for a puppy, be sure to learn about how puppy scams have cost some would-be pet owners, leaving them out hundreds of dollars and with no new puppy friend to show for it.


Upcoming Webinar Among Ways That Attorney General’s Office Fights Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 28, and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Elder Abuse Commission and Elder Justice Unit are ready to spread the word to protect seniors. A free webinar – approved for 3 hours of CEU for social workers and counselors – will explore new efforts to prevent elder abuse.