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Ohio Protects Updates

November 18, 2020 Utility Scam Awareness Week

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October 23, 2020 U.S. sees trend in scams spreading through social media

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September 14, 2020 Job seekers alerted to employment scams

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July 27, 2020 Ohioans alerted to business imposter scams

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June 26, 2020 Beware of phony COVID-19 contact tracers

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Research a Business

Thinking of hiring a business or purchasing a product? Check our business research tool first to see if there are consumer complaints on file.

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Consumer Tips

From auto issues to ID theft, we have a variety of consumer tips to help you make wise consumer choices.

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Publication Files

We have publications files for consumers, business, nonprofits and more. Browse our entire list of files to find the one that best fits your needs.

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Quick Tips

Our quick tips are an easy reference for avoiding scams.
 

Fraud Publications

We've collected a series of publications to arm you with the knowledge you need to prevent fraud and identity theft.

Consumer Awareness Presentation

Still want more information on scams and identity theft? We're happy to meet with your organization and provide a consumer awareness presentation.

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Research a Business

Ohioans just like you have already turned to the Attorney General to help resolve business disputes and report scams. Research whether a business has complaints on file.

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File a Complaint

Having an issue with a business? Victim of ID theft? Know of a scam? Let us help and help others learn of new scams. When it comes to protecting Ohio, we're all in this together.

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Learn about Scams

Scams come in all shapes and sizes. And unfortunately they're rarely obvious. Learn about the most common types of scams and how to avoid being victimized.

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