Scams, Financial Abuses, & Consumer Protection

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In 2022 in the United States, consumers reported losing almost $8.8 billion dollars to fraud. These are just the reported consumer fraud losses. These are just the reported consumer fraud losses.

There are countless scams that attempt to take money from the residents of Washtenaw County.  These may include:

scams and abuses

If you have experienced a scam or financial abuse in Washtenaw County, contact us to discuss your situation.

Other helpful government resources

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a federal agency that provides resources to help people make financial decisions.  

The Department of Attorney General for the State of Michigan is a state agency that provides helpful information on Consumer Protection, including Consumer Alerts and an online consumer complaint form (and if you have questions about filing a complaint, please call 517-335-7599).