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Know Your Consumer Rights

In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week (March 6-12, 2016), the Ohio Attorney General’s Office wants to remind you about some of your rights as a consumer. 


A Taxing Problem: Tax Identity Theft

When most people think of identity theft, they likely think of opening fraudulent accounts, making unauthorized credit card charges, or taking money out of a bank account without permission. 


Hung up with Unwanted Telephone Calls? Read on…

Placing a landline or cell phone number on the National Do Not Call Registry can help reduce telemarketing calls, but it may not stop all unwanted calls. Here are some reasons why.


AG Settlement with MoneyGram Includes Money for Scam Victims

In early February, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Ohio was part of a $13 million settlement with MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc. over concerns that consumers used MoneyGram to make payments that were induced by fraud.