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Don’t Get Caught in a ‘Spear Phishing’ Scam

The next time you check your email inbox, look carefully — it might contain a targeted message that a con artist designed just for you. 


Avoid Falling Victim to Health Insurance Scams

Planning to make changes to your health insurance? Make sure you don’t stumble into a scam.


Attorney General DeWine Announces National Settlement with AT&T Mobility

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with other state attorneys general and federal agencies, recently announced a national settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC to resolve allegations that it placed unauthorized third-party charges on consumers’ cell phone bills in a practice known as “mobile cramming.”


Attorney General DeWine Warns Ohioans of Scams on Social Media

While many scams begin with a phone call or door-to-door visit, others attract potential victims through postings on popular social media websites and apps.