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Scholarship Contest Now Accepting Entries!

The Ohio Attorney General’s eighth-annual Take Action Video Contest gives Ohio high school students the opportunity to learn about consumer protection while creating a short video for the chance to win college scholarships.


Scammers’ Favorite Payment Methods

Fraud can be difficult to detect, but recognizing payment methods used regularly in scams can help consumers spot one sign of a potential problem.


Know Your Consumer Rights – Repairs and Services

If you own a home or motor vehicle, you likely have paid for repairs or services in the past, or you may be planning to pay for repairs or services in the future. To make the most of your money, understand your rights as a consumer. 


Beware of Computer Repair Scams

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to catch up on the latest computer repair and tech support scams that can trap consumers into revealing personal information or paying for phony assistance with their digital devices.