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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.

If you spot price gouging or experience unfair or unlawful business practices during Hurricane Laura, please file a complaint online or call our Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-800-621-0508.

Holiday Consumer Tips

When shopping for yourself or others this holiday season, keep these tips in mind.

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Holiday Consumer Tips

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are searching for deals and gifts for loved ones.

Do your research before buying from an unfamiliar source or giving to charity. Keep in mind the benefits and limitations of different payment methods.

Don’t fall for scams that will take away your holiday cheer!

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Mandatory Data Breach Reporting

Texas law (HB4390) requires the reporting of data breaches to the Office of the Attorney General if 250 or more Texans are affected. Learn how.

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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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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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