March 2, 2018
Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul
Laxalt and the Bureau of Consumer Protection are joining with federal, state
and local government agencies to celebrate the annual occurrence of National
Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 4-10, 2018.
NCPW was first
organized in 1998. During this annual event, government agencies and other
national organizations share tips and information that help consumers
understand their rights, protect their personal information and avoid fraud and
requires consumer education,” said Laxalt. “When consumers can recognize the
warning signs of a scam, they can make a more informed decision. My office is
pleased to participate in National Consumer Protection Week in order to further
our consumer protection mission through awareness and education.”
From March 5th
through March 9th, the Nevada Attorney General’s office will issue
daily consumer alerts to Nevadans that include topics such as data collection
and targeted advertising, illegal debt collection practices, utility impostor
scams, notario scams and contracts related to goods and services.
For more information
on National Consumer Protection Week, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s
website here. Additional consumer protection information are available on the NevadaConsumer Affair’s website and the Better Business Bureau’s website.
The Office of the
Nevada Attorney General welcomes information about all scams, and consumers who
may have fallen victim to a scam may file complaints with our office here.