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Beware of Scams When Moving

When moving into a new apartment, condo or home, many Ohioans choose to hire a moving service. Read on to learn about common moving scams.


Attorney General Yost Launches Tool to Help Ohio Consumers

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has launched an online tool to help Ohioans gauge the reputations of businesses and steer clear of those with problematic pasts.


Attorneys General Secure $600 Million from Equifax in Largest Data Breach Settlement in U.S. History

With 147 million Americans’ information compromised in the Equifax data breach, learn what a recent agreement between the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and state attorneys general means for you.


Attorney General Yost Warns of Genetic Testing Scams

Before you agree to genetic testing, understand how a recent scam is convincing older adults to hand out their personal information.


Tips to Shop Smart During Black Friday Sales

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office offers consumer protection tips ahead of Thanksgiving weekend, one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.