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Be aware of elder abuse

Each June, Attorney General Yost’s Elder Abuse Commission commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by helping to educate older adults and those who support them about the problems related to all forms of financial abuse, neglect and exploitation.


‘Consumer Protection Up Close’

Earlier this year, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sued two used-car dealerships and their owners for allegedly rolling back odometers and selling salvaged, rebuilt vehicles without the legally required disclosures. Learn more about how the Consumer Protection Section protects consumers by taking on dealerships that lie to their customers about the status of vehicles.


Investors, beware: Investment scams take aim at your money

Scammers are always thinking of new ways to lay claim to your hard-earned dollars. As you look into options for making your money grow, be on guard for investment scams, which can take many forms.


Don’t get scammed when moving to a new home

A new home often involves hiring a moving company, but watch out for the red flags of a scam so you don’t get defrauded in the process.