Anti-Fraud Resources

In the event that you run up against problems involving financial institutions, debt collection, credit reporting, identity theft, online scams or any of the multitude of ever-proliferating frauds and abuses, check out your state's consumer protection resources for a helping hand. The map below will get you started on the right path.

And, don't forget the very good FTC site.

State Resources

Alabama href="http://www.ago.state.al.us/consumer.cfm" target="_blank"> Alaska href="http://www.dced.state.ak.us/bsc/" target="_blank"> Arizona href="http://www.az.gov/webapp/portal/subtopic.jsp?id=1169&name=Business&parentID=1158" target="_blank"> Arkansas href="http://www.arkansasag.gov/consumers.html" target="_blank"> California href="http://www.dca.ca.gov/consumer/complaints.shtml" target="_blank"> Colorado href="http://www.ago.state.co.us/consprot/CoResourceGuide.cfm.html" target="_blank"> Connecticut href="http://www.state.ct.us/dcp/" target="_blank"> Delaware href="http://www.state.de.us/attgen/fraud/consumerprotection/consumerprotection.htm" target="_blank"> District of Columbia href="http://occ.dc.gov/occ/cwp/view,a,1223,Q,598559,PM,1.asp" target="_blank"> Florida href="http://myfloridalegal.com/consumer" target="_blank"> Georgia href="http://consumer.georgia.gov" target="_blank"> Hawaii href="http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/ocp/" target="_blank"> Idaho href="http://www2.state.id.us/ag/consumer/" target="_blank"> Illinois href="http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/index.html" target="_blank"> Indiana href="http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/consumer/" target="_blank"> Iowa href="http://www.state.ia.us/government/ag/protecting_consumers/index.html" target="_blank"> Kansas href="http://www.ksag.org/content/page/id/39" target="_blank"> Kentucky href="http://ag.ky.gov/consumer/" target="_blank"> Louisiana href="http://www.ag.state.la.us/Article.aspx?articleID=36&catID=0" target="_blank"> Maine href="http://www.state.me.us/portal/living/consumer_protection.html" target="_blank"> Maryland href="http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/edunit.htm" target="_blank"> Massachusetts href="http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=cagohomepage&L=1&L0=Home&sid=Cago#dnclaw" target="_blank"> Michigan href="http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-17337---,00.html" target="_blank"> Minnesota href="http://www.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/portal/mn/jsp/content.do?id=-536881350&agency=Commerce" target="_blank"> Mississippi href="http://www.dbcf.state.ms.us/consumer.htm" target="_blank"> Missouri href="http://ago.mo.gov/divisions/consumerprotection.htm" target="_blank"> Montana href="http://doj.mt.gov/consumer/" target="_blank"> Nebraska href="http://www.ago.state.ne.us/" target="_blank"> Nevada href="http://ag.state.nv.us/org/bcp/bcp.htm" target="_blank"> New Hampshire href="http://www.nh.gov/nhdoj/Consumer/cpb.html" target="_blank"> New Jersey href="http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/dcapub.htm" target="_blank"> New Mexico href="http://www.nmag.gov/office/Divisions/CP/Default.aspx" target="_blank"> New York href="http://www.consumer.state.ny.us/" target="_blank"> North Carolina href="http://www.ncdoj.com/Help-for-Victims/Consumer-Scam-Victims.aspx" target="_blank"> North Dakota href="http://www.ag.state.nd.us/CPAT/CPAT.htm" target="_blank"> Ohio href="http://ag.state.oh.us/citizen/index.asp" target="_blank"> Oklahoma href="http://www.oag.state.ok.us/oagweb.nsf/Consumer!OpenPage" target="_blank"> Oregon href="http://www.doj.state.or.us/finfraud/" target="_blank"> Pennsylvania href="http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/consumers.aspx" target="_blank"> Rhode Island href="http://www.riag.state.ri.us/civilcriminal/consumerprotection.php" target="_blank"> South Carolina href="http://www.state.sc.us/consumer/" target="_blank"> South Dakota href="http://www.state.sd.us/attorney/office/divisions/consumer/" target="_blank"> Tennessee href="http://www.state.tn.us/consumer/" target="_blank"> Texas href="http://www.occc.state.tx.us/" target="_blank"> Utah href="http://www.dcp.utah.gov/" target="_blank"> Vermont href="http://www.vermont.gov/living-vermont/consumer-resources.html" target="_blank"> Virginia href="http://www.vdacs.state.va.us/consumers/oca.html" target="_blank"> Washington href="http://www.atg.wa.gov/SafeguardingConsumers/default.aspx" target="_blank"> West Virginia href="http://www.wvago.gov/consumers.cfm" target="_blank"> Wisconsin href="http://www.doj.state.wi.us/columns/" target="_blank"> Wyoming href="http://attorneygeneral.state.wy.us/consumer.htm" target="_blank">

Consumer Protection Resources

Case Studies

  • The Egmont Group has developed a library of case studies covering a wide variety of fraudulent activities.
  • The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network presents a collection of summaries of investigations assisted by Bank Secrecy Act data.
  • The Department of Justice maintains a website that compiles information on cases relating to computer crimes and intellectual property.

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