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Con­sumer Protection

We protect Texas consumers by accepting complaints, filing civil cases in the public interest and educating Texans on how to spot and avoid possible scams.

Are You Prepared For Hurricane Season?

Learn more about how to prepare yourself and your family.

More About Hurricane Preparedness

Be Prepared

August and September are the peak of hurricane season in Texas, but storms can form in the Gulf as early as June.

Be sure you are ready by buying emergency supplies, making sure your finances are in order, including checking on your insurance coverage, and planning for your loved ones and pets’ safety.

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Spot & Avoid Scams

Scammers often use the same techniques again and again. Learn the signs of a potential scam so you can avoid becoming a victim.

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Spam

Spam or unsolicited communications comes in many forms — email, phone, mail, etc. But there are ways you can reduce spam communications.

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Protect the Elderly

Texas seniors are a prime target for abuse, neglect, and financial scams. If you want to learn more, or a loved one has fallen victim, there's information available.

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