Consumer Alerts

March 7, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Warns Pennsylvanians to be Cautious of Scams following Winter Storm Quinn

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro is alerting Pennsylvania residents and businesses to be on the lookout for scams as another nor’easter winter storm blankets parts of Pennsylvania in snowfall. The latest weather – Winter Storm Quinn – is expected to leave between eight and 12 inches of snow throughout much of southeast Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.

Beware of Holiday Shopping Scams

November 22, 2017

HARRISBURG — As the holiday season arrives, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is warning Pennsylvanians to beware of scams and deceptive advertising while shopping at stores or online this year.

“Thanksgiving reminds us how much we have to be thankful for, but the holiday season also brings deceptive advertising and online scams,” Attorney General Shapiro said. “These kinds of scams get more sophisticated every year. Be vigilant and follow these tips from the Office of Attorney General to protect yourself from Grinches looking to steal your hard-earned money.”

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Calls on Consumers to File for Restitution from Western Union for Wire Transfer Scams

November 16, 2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Calls on Consumers to File for Restitution from Western Union for Wire Transfer Scams