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What to Know About Debt Collection Calls

When dealing with a debt collector, it is important to understand your rights and to distinguish between a legitimate debt collector, a debt collector who fails to comply with the law, and a likely scam artist. 


Fake Check Scams Target Ohioans

Imagine selling an item online and then receiving a check for more than the agreed price. 


Ohio High School Students: Enter the Attorney General’s Scholarship Contest!

Are you looking for ways to earn money for college? 


Five Tips to Shut out Hackers and Malware

Whether you’re shopping online, connecting through social media, or checking web-based email accounts, take steps to protect your personal information from hackers and malicious software, also known as malware.