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CONSUMER PROTECTION

The Office of the Attorney General is pleased to provide summary tips and resources for consumers and businesses alike on many of West Virginia’s consumer protection laws. This page is designed to be a one-stop resource for information about how consumers can protect themselves, where to go for help from the Office’s Consumer Protection Division, and how to avoid the latest scams.

CONSUMER COMPLAINTS

Consumers who believe that they have been the victim of unlawful practices in the purchases of goods and services are first encouraged to fill out the appropriate form and return it to the West Virginia Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.

We offer consumers three options for submitting complaints.

Option 1: Download and print the forms, fill it out by hand, and mail it (with any copies of documents related to the complaint) to: Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, PO Box 1789, Charleston, WV 25326-1789.

Option 2: Download and fill out the appropriate PDF form, and e-mail the form and any additional documents related to the complaint in PDF format to complaint@wvago.gov. (25MB limit on attachments)

Option 3: Fill out an online version of the General Consumer Complaint form here.

If you have questions or need assistance filling out any of these forms, please contact our Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-800-368-8808.

NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY

The National Do Not Call Registry offers free registration services for consumers, to prevent telemarketers from calling home or mobile phones.

Register your phone number online at www.donotcall.gov or by calling 1-888-382-1222.

31 days after you register, if you are still receiving unwanted calls, you may file a report to the Federal Trade Commission online or by calling 1-877-382-4357.

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