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Ohio Protects Updates

December 5, 2016 What could be more special than a new puppy for the holidays? Before buying that cute (and costly) puppy, be sure to know the signs of a puppy scam.

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November 28, 2016 'Tis the season for charitable donations, but be sure to know who you're donating to prior to giving.

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November 18, 2016 It's almost the kick-off to the holiday season. Be sure to avoid common holiday scams!

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November 9, 2016 Seeking a lower rate on your mortgage? Watch for scams.

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November 3, 2016 As temperatures get colder, beware of utility shut-off scams.

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