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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, please file a complaint online or call our Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-800-621-0508.

Beware Vaccine Scams

With Covid-19 vaccinations becoming available, protect yourself from scammers.

Beware Vaccine Scams

Beware Vaccine Scams

The FDA has cleared certain Covid-19 vaccinations, and government agencies are disbursing in accordance with their outlined plans.

But scammers may take advantage of your interest in a vaccine to take advantage of the vaccine rollout for their own purposes.

Be on guard for unsolicited texts, calls, or emails offering a vaccine and protect your personal information.

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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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