News: Consumer Alerts

September 3, 2021

Consumer Alert: In The Wake of Ida, AG Shapiro Reminds Home Owners Of Their Rights, Warns Of Scams

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today issued a consumer alert warning Pennsylvanians of home repair or improvement scams in the wake of Hurricane Ida. He also reminded homeowners of their rights when interacting with home improvement contractors.

OAG ALERT: Possible Delays In Stimulus Check Deliveries for People Who Used Tax Preparation Companies to File Taxes

January 21, 2021

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro is today alerting consumers that certain Pennsylvanians may experience delays in receiving their federal stimulus checks.

OAG SCAM ALERT: AG Shapiro Warns Consumers To Watch Out For COVID-19 Test and Vaccine Scams

January 7, 2021

HARRISBURG – With reports of an increase in COVID-19 vaccine scams around the country, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is raising awareness and offering tips to Pennsylvanians regarding these scams as distribution of the vaccine ramps up in Pa.

OAG ALERT: Pennsylvania Summer Camps Should Issue Refunds

May 29, 2020

HARRISBURG―Attorney General Josh Shapiro is today urging Pennsylvanians to file a complaint with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General if they are unable to obtain a refund from any business, including summer camps, due to a cancellation caused by COVID-19.