Consumer protection, small claims advisor, real estate fraud and homeowner assistance, dispute settlement, and senior abuse and fraud protection are among the consumer affairs programs offered by the County.
Consumers Warned of Fake Check Scams The County has launched a new anti-fraud program to protect consumers and financial institutions from fake check scams. The program partners the County with participating banks and credit unions to provide consumers with the information they need to avoid victimization.
Warning Issued on Grant Deed Scams County officials have warned residents of solicitations from companies asking for a fee to provide copies of grant deeds. Residents do not need to pay someone to obtain deeds; property documents can be obtained easily from the County.
Consumer Affairs Volunteers/Interns The County provides opportunities for volunteers and interns to assist with consumer counseling, mediation, investigations and special projects. The program may qualify for high school and college class credit.
Gasoline Station Complaints The Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures investigates consumer complaints against gasoline stations. You can file a complaint online through this link.
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