Attorney General Ford Applauds 2022 National Consumer Protection Week | #socialmedia | #education | #technology | #infosec

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Carson City, NV
Nevada
Attorney General Aaron D. Ford and his Bureau of Consumer Protection are joining
attorneys general throughout the country to celebrate National Consumer
Protection Week from March 6-12, 2022. An annual tradition since 1998, this
week is dedicated to helping people understand their consumer rights and avoid
frauds and scams.

AG Ford will use
several avenues to provide consumers with tips on popular and emerging scams
that threaten the security of personal and financial information of Nevadans
throughout the state. This year, the Office of the Attorney General will focus on
many deceptive practices, including social media scams, COVID-related scams,
notario fraud and additional scams related to debt relief and solar power.
Through various outreach efforts, AG Ford will remind Nevadans of some repetitive
tactics scammers use, and also inform Nevadans about new schemes. 

“Informed consumers
are the best roadblocks to frauds,”
said AG Ford, “and National
Consumer Protection Week is a coordinated effort to bring awareness to scams
and schemes while giving consumers the tools, information and instincts they
need to avoid those attempting to commit fraud upon them.” 

Throughout
the week the Office of the Attorney General will provide important information
on a variety of scams on our website and on social media.  Additionally, attorneys in AG Ford’s Bureau
of Consumer Protection will share a video with examples of specific scams that all
Nevadans should be aware of and are highly encouraged to share with friends and
family.
 

More information about National Consumer Protection Week is
available
here. Consumers looking for information to protect themselves from
scams may visit the Office of the Nevada Attorney General’s 
website and the Federal Trade Commission’s website.

The Office of the
Nevada Attorney General welcomes information about all scams. Consumers who may
have fallen victim to a scam may file complaints with our office
here.

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