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Tell Grandparents about Travel Plans: Here's Why

Scammers have convinced Ohio grandparents to send hundreds of thousands of dollars out of the country through the “grandparent scam,” where scammers pose as a grandchild in trouble and call grandparents asking for money.


Spring Home Improvement Tips

If you are considering a home repair this spring or summer, make sure you know how to find a good contractor.


Protect Your Small Business from Scams

Every day the Ohio Attorney General’s Office receives complaints from consumers and businesses working hard to make ends meet. Among these complaints are reports of scams targeting businesses.  


Money Gone in a Poof? Don’t Fall for the Spoof.

 Have you ever looked at the phone number appearing on your caller ID and wondered who really was calling you?