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‘Consumer Protection Up Close’

Earlier this year, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office won a lawsuit filed in 2021 against a northeast Ohio home-improvement contractor and his business, Neil Construction, netting a judgment exceeding $2 million for the state.


Beware of fake ticket scams

Summer is a popular season for concerts and sporting events, including high-profile attractions that sell out quickly. Don’t be tempted by offers that seem too good to be true. Learn to spot the signs of fake ticket scams.


Travel safety tips

Vacations are an ideal time to rest and relax – and to explore new locations. Follow these tips to protect your physical safety as well as your personal identification, financial information and digital devices.


New federal law helps inform consumers about “high-volume” sellers in online marketplaces

Thanks to a new federal law called the INFORM Consumers Act, consumers will see greater transparency when making purchases through online marketplaces.