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Fight Back Against Fraud: Arm Yourself with Information

When it comes to fighting fraud, the best offense is a good defense, which is why the Attorney General’s Office offers a wide range of consumer protection presentations to educate older adults about the latest trends and scams. Representatives from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office are available to provide important information about fraud, cybersecurity, identity theft and, most importantly, how to protect yourself and your wallet. 


What to Know When Purchasing Hearing Aids

Consumers should consider many things when buying hearing aids, including the cost, technology used, and comfort of the product. While many companies promise to provide a great product, it is important for consumers to review their consumer rights before making a purchase.


Grandparent Scams Continue to Target Ohioans

Attorney General Mike DeWine is reminding Ohioans to watch out for grandparent scams, a costly telephone ploy in which con artists pose as grandchildren in need.


Attorney General DeWine’s Elder Justice Initiative

Attorney General Mike DeWine formed a new Elder Justice Initiative within the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to increase the investigation and prosecution of elder abuse cases and improve victims’ access to services.