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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.

Protecting Texans, Pursuing the Scammers

Every day, unscrupulous scammers are trying to trick Texans into giving away their hard-earned money, time, and security. And every day, with your help, we are fighting back.

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Tracking Trends

We analyze thousands of consumer complaints to identify trends and, where appropriate, take legal action.

The Role of the Attorney General

The Consumer Protection Division acts in the public interest to enforce consumer protection laws, stop illegal activity, and create a fair marketplace for Texans. We cannot represent you or file lawsuits on your behalf.

Your Voice Matters

If you suspect you've been scammed, file a complaint today. Don't worry about meeting a certain legal standard. We want to hear your story.

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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 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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