Every year, thieves and con artists cheat thousands of Oregonians out of hard-earned money and valuable personal information. It’s important to guard against fraud and alert others so they don’t become victims. The resources below can help.
Consumer Protection Brochure
This is a quick reference guide to help you and your family become savvy consumers. These tips should help you make wise consumer decisions and protect yourself, your family, your money and your personal information.
The Department of Consumers and Business Services
Oregon’s Department of Consumer and Business Services » is a resource for questions involving finance and insurance, workplace and building safety and more.
CFPB’s Resources for Service Members
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) » offers resources to address consumer financial challenges affecting service members, veterans and their families.
Federal Trade Commission Resources
- Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Email » Information on how to cut down on the number of unsolicited mailings, calls and emails you receive.
- Prize Scams » What to keep in mind when entering a contest or following instructions to claim a prize.
- Job Scams » Tips and tools to help you identify and report job scams.
- Multilevel Marketing » Things to consider before buying into a multilevel marketing plan.