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Who Can You Complain to at the Federal Level?

October 1st, 2011

Spot an ad that you think has issues?  Want to complain to a federal agency?  Here’s a topic-by-topic list of federal agencies that deal with deceptive advertising. (Note that sometimes more than one agency deals with a certain type of advertisement or label, which can get confusing.  When in doubt, it’s safest to complain to


Federal Laws Governing Ads

October 1st, 2011

There are many federal laws that regulate advertisements in some way or another.  We’ve listed some of the key provisions below, along with a snapshot of what each law says: *This page is informational only and does not take the place of legal advice.  If you have a question or concern, please consult with a


Rebates

September 27th, 2011

Rebates are often unredeemed.


Wisconsin

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Wisconsin? Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection 2811 Agriculture Dr. P.O. Box 8911 Madison, WI 53708-8911 Consumer Protection Hotline: (800) 422-7128 E-mail: DATCPHotline@Wisconsin.gov http://datcp.wi.gov/Consumer To file a complaint online, click here. Wisconsin’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Wisconsin’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Wisconsin Code§ 100.18: Makes it


West Virginia

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in West Virginia? Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection & Anti-Trust Division P.O. Box 1789 Charleston, WV 25326 1-800-368-8808 E-mail: consumer@wvago.gov http://www.wvago.gov/consumers.cfm To file a complaint online, click here. West Virginia’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of West Virginia’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: West Virginia Code§ 46A-6-102: Lists a number


Vermont

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Vermont? Vermont Attorney General’s Office Consumer Assistance Program 146 University Place Burlington, VT 05405 (800) 649-2424/(802) 656-3183 E-mail: consumer@uvm.edu http://www.uvm.edu/consumer/ To file a complaint online, click here. Vermont’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Vermont’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: 9 Vermont Statutes § 2453: States that unfair or deceptive acts


Utah

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Utah? Utah Division of Consumer Protection Heber M. Wells Building, 2nd Floor 160 East 300 South, P.O. Box 146704 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6704 (801) 530-6601/(800) 721-SAFE E-mail: consumerprotection@utah.gov http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/index.html To file a complaint online, click here. Utah’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Utah’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Utah


Tennessee

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Tennessee? Consumer Affairs Division Department of Commerce and Insurance 500 James Robertson Pkwy Nashville, TN 37243-0600 (615) 741-4737/(800) 342-8385 https://www.tn.gov/commerce/consumer-affairs.html Email: consumer.affairs@tn.gov To file a complaint online, click here. Tennessee’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Tennessee’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Tennessee Code § 47-18-104: Lists a number of unfair or


South Dakota

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in South Dakota? Office of the Division of Consumer Protection 1302 E Hwy 14, Suite 3 Pierre, SD 57501-8503 (605) 773-4400 Consumer Help Line (South Dakota only): (800) 300-1986 E-mail: ATGConsumerProtectionHelp@state.sd.us http://atg.sd.gov/Consumers.aspx To file a complaint online, click here. South Dakota’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of South Dakota’s laws regarding


Rhode Island

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Rhode Island? Office of the Consumer Protection Unit 150 South Main Street Providence, RI 02903 (401) 274-4400 E-mail: contactus@riag.ri.gov http://www.riag.ri.gov/homeboxes/Consumer.php To file a complaint online, click here. Rhode Island’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Rhode Island’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Rhode Island General Laws § 6-13.1-1 and § 6-13.1-2:


Oregon

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Oregon? Oregon Department of Justice Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section 1162 Court Street NE Salem, OR 97301-4096 Consumer Hotline: (877) 877-9392 E-mail: help@oregonconsumer.gov http://www.doj.state.or.us/finfraud/index.shtml To file a complaint online, click here. Oregon’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Oregon’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Oregon Statutes § 646.608: Lists a number of


North Dakota

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in North Dakota? North Dakota Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division Gateway Professional Center 1050 E. Interstate Avenue, Suite 200 Bismarck, ND 58503-5574 (701) 328-3404/(800) 472-2600 https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/consumer-resources To file a complaint online, click here. North Dakota’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of North Dakota’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: North Dakota Code§ 51-12-01:


North Carolina

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in North Carolina? Consumer Protection Attorney General’s Office 9001 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-9001 Consumer Hotline – toll free within NC: (877) 5-NO-SCAM Consumer Hotline – outside NC: (919) 716-6000 https://ncdoj.gov/protecting-consumers/ To file a complaint online, click here. North Carolina’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of North Carolina’s laws regarding


New Jersey

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in New Jersey? Office of the Division of Consumer Affairs 124 Halsey Street Newark, NJ 07102 Consumer Hotline: (973) 504-6200 Toll Free (NJ only): (800) 242-5846 Directors’ Office: (973) 504-6534 E-mail: askconsumeraffairs@lps.state.nj.us http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ To file a complaint online, click here. New Jersey’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of New Jersey’s laws


New Hampshire

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in New Hampshire? Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau Office of the 33 Capitol Street Concord, NH 03301 603-271-3643 Consumer Protection Hotline: 1-888-468-4454 or 603-271-3641 http://doj.nh.gov/consumer/ Email: DOJ-CPB@doj.nh.gov To file a complaint online, click here. New Hampshire’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of New Hampshire’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: New Hampshire Revised


Nevada

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Nevada? Fight Fraud Task Force Department of Business and Industry 555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 4900 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-486-2750 cfoley@business.nv.gov Fightfraud.nv.gov To file a complaint online, click here. Nevada’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Nevada’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Nevada Code § 598.0915: Lists a number of acts


Montana

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Montana? Montana Department of Justice Office of Consumer Protection 2225 11th Avenue P.O. Box 200151 Helena, MT 59620-0151 (800) 481-6896/(406) 444-4500 E-mail: contactocp@mt.gov http://doj.mt.gov/consumer/ To file a complaint online, click here. Montana’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Montana’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Montana Code § 30-14-102 and § 30-14-103:


Missouri

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Missouri? Missouri Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Unit P.O. Box 899 Jefferson City, MO 65102 Consumer Hotline: (800) 392-8222/(573) 751-3321 http://ago.mo.gov/divisions/consumer Email: consumer.help@ago.mo.gov To file a complaint online, click here. Missouri’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Missouri’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Missouri Revised Statutes § 407.020: Prohibits the use


Massachusetts

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Massachusetts? Consumer Protection Division Office of the One Ashburton Place Boston, MA 02108 617-727-8400 E-mail: ago@state.ma.us http://www.mass.gov/ago/bureaus/public-protection-and-advocacy/the-consumer-protection-division/ To file a complaint online, click here. Massachusetts’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of the laws in Massachusetts regarding deceptive advertising: General Laws of Massachusetts Chapter 93A, § 1 & 2: Makes it


Maryland

August 7th, 2011

Who Can You Complain to in Maryland? of Maryland Consumer Protection Division 200 St. Paul Place Baltimore, MD 21202 General Phone Number: (410) 576-6550 Consumer Hotline: (410) 528-8662 E-mail: consumer@oag.state.md.us http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/index.htm To file a complaint online, click here. Maryland’s Laws Here’s a snapshot of Maryland’s laws regarding deceptive advertising: Maryland Commercial Law Code § 13-301:



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