Who Can You Complain to in Wyoming?

Wyoming Attorney General’s Office
Consumer Protection Unit
Kendrick Building
2320 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-5833/(800) 438-5799

To file a complaint online, click here.

Wyoming’s Laws

Here’s a snapshot of Wyoming’s laws regarding deceptive advertising:

Wyoming Statutes § 40-12-105: Lists a number of deceptive trade practices, including, but not limited to, advertising merchandise with intent not to sell it as advertised.

Possible Penalties

Some of the penalties that fraudulent or deceptive advertisers may suffer in Wyoming include:

Small Claims Court in Wyoming

If you’re not trying to recover big bucks, but rather just trying to recoup the money you spent on a product or service after being duped by a false ad, then you might consider filing a lawsuit in Small Claims Court.

For general info about filing a lawsuit in Small Claims Court, click here.

For info on how to file a Small Claims lawsuit in Wyoming, click here .

Researching Consumer Complaints

To obtain copies of complaints consumers have filed against a business, you can send a Freedom of Information request to:

Wyoming Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
Kendrick Building
2320 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002

A sample Freedom of Information request can be found here.

**Please note that this page is informational only and does not take the place of legal advice.  Please also note that the above summary is meant to provide a brief look at the laws in Wyoming, and not a comprehensive list.**

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A court order that requires a person or company to do a particular act or to refrain from doing a particular act. Example? A court order prohibiting a company from using an ad that’s been deemed deceptive.

Compensation for losses that are proven to have occurred.

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