What is Ohio Protects?
OhioProtects.org is where you can report scams, ID theft, fraud, and file a complaint about a service or business in Ohio. By reporting a scam, ID theft, or filing a complaint you may help other consumers from being taken advantage of by a business in Ohio. You can also find valuable information for consumers in Ohio regarding phone scams such as robocalls, complaints, and identity theft on the Doucet & Associates blog. Doucet & Associates is a consumer litigation and foreclosure defense law firm in Ohio that focuses on helping consumers and homeowners. Scams
There are many different types of scams, but all scams are about making money. There are tax scams, IRS scams, foreclosure scams, vacation scams, door to door solicitation scams, telemarketing scams, and many more. To report a scam through the Ohio Attorney General, click here. Also, please read some of our articles to learn more about different types of scams and how you can protect yourself as a consumer.
Filing a Complaint
To file a complaint about a business or service in Ohio with the Ohio Attorney General through OhioProtects.org click here. You can file complaints about businesses and consumer problems. By filing a complaint, you could help protect other people from being taken advantage of. Please check out our article File a Complaint, Save a Life to learn more about reporting different types of complaints such as vehicle complaints, food and drug complaints, and consumer complaints.
Identity theft is the act of stealing personal information typically for financial gain. There are certain laws aimed at preventing identity theft and that protect your personal information from being stolen during transactions and services. To read more about those laws please read our articleProtect Your Personal Information. You can also read our article Protect Yourself from Medical Identity Theft to learn more about how thieves are now stealing personal information to acquire medical assistance, prescription drugs, and surgeries.
If you are the victim of identity theft in Ohio, click here to access a form provided by the Ohio Attorney General to start getting the help you need. You can also gain access to the form by visiting OhioProtects.org.