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Unfair Sales Practices and Consumer Fraud

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This section has information about Unfair Sales Practices and Consumer Fraud in Oklahoma.

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Consumer Protection Information

Information regarding Oklahoma Attorney General's Consumer Protection Unit. This information includes how to file a complaint against a business, current alerts on consumer fraud scams and how to register for Oklahoma's Do Not Call list.

Consumer Protection - Oklahoma Attorney General Consumer Complaint

Have you had a problem with a business or car dealer? You can file a complaint with the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office.

Disaster Scam Prevention

Disaster Scam Prevention Fraud and Scam Prevention Tips for Oklahoma Consumers

Envelope-Stuffing Rip-Offs

This fact sheet explains envelope-stuffing schemes and what to look out for.

Federal and Postal Job Scams: Tip-offs to Rip-offs

You never have to pay for information about job vacancies or employment opportunities with the U.S. government or U.S. Postal Service. But some fraudulent promoters are victimizing many Americans by selling information about federal job opportunities.

How Do I Protect My Privacy?

This short video will give you tips on protecting yourself from identity theft and financial fraud. All of the 'how to' information is included here, too!

How To File a Health Information Privacy Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

Information on fililing a complaint if you believe that a person, agency or organization covered under the HIPAA Privacy Rule violated health information privacy rights or committed another violation of the Privacy Rule.

Internet & Telemarketing Fraud

Information on "Internet fraud." Schemes that use places like chat rooms, e-mail, message boards, or Web sites to trick prospective victims, conduct fraudulent transactions, or to send stolen money to financial institutions or to others connected with the fraud.

Job Scams - Federal or Postal Job Openings

Looking for federal or postal job openings? Never pay for information about job vacancies or employment opportunities with the US government.

Legal Aid Scam

A new scam has emerged... people calling you, claiming to be from Legal Aid, trying to get your personal credit information and of course, your money.

Manufactured Home Guide

Oklahoma Law on manufactured and mobile homes. Classification as real or personal property, taxes, anything you might want to know.

Mass-Marketing Fraud

Mass-Marketing fraud refers generally to any type of fraud scheme that uses the internet, telephone, the mail or even large meetings. Information and tips on schemes to avoid.

PayDay Loans

Information to help you avoid the pitfalls of payday loans.

Privacy of Health Information

FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule.

Reverse Mortgages

Information about Reverse Mortgages, a way for Seniors to convert home equity into cash.

Scam-Proofing for Seniors

Information on common scams, myths and tactics to avoid becoming a victim to scam artists.

Seniors Citizens Handbook

This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors.

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

Recent natural disasters give criminals a way to ask for contributions for a charitable contributions. The organization may not even exist or your money might not get there. Before making a donation, consumers should check these tips.

Understanding Elder Law Ethics

Understanding the Four C's of Elder law Ethics: client identification, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, compentency.

Work-at-Home Schemes

SCAM! Earn thousand of dollars a month - from your home - Processing Medical Billing Claims. Not all work-at-home opportunities deliver on their promises.

National Elder Fraud Hotline

If you or someone you know has been a victim of elder fraud, help is standing by at the National Elder Fraud Hotline.

Federal and Postal Job Scams: Tip-offs to Rip-offs

You never have to pay for information about job vacancies or employment opportunities with the U.S. government or U.S. Postal Service. But some fraudulent promoters are victimizing many Americans by selling information about federal job opportunities.

Little Black Book of Scams

Legal Aid's Senior Law Program compiled a list of typical scams, how they work, who these criminals prey on and what to do!

Privacy of Health Information

FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule.

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus.

The FTC and FDA have jointly issued warning letters to seven sellers of unapproved and misbranded products, claiming they can treat or prevent the Coronavirus.

Seniors Citizens Handbook

This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors.

Service Members Civil Relief Act - Consumer Protections (video)

Part 2 in a series for Individuals with Military Connections that may benefit from the protections and rights provided by the SCRA Consumer Law Protections.

Voicemail from an IRS imposter?

Don’t panic. And don’t return the call. It’s a scam. It's another voicemail from someone claiming to be from the IRS.

9 Ways Con Artists Target Veterans

As a veteran, you have protected our country with your service. Watch out for scams that target veterans and your guaranteed benefits. Vigilance is your number one weapon.

Work-at-Home Schemes

SCAM! Earn thousand of dollars a month - from your home - Processing Medical Billing Claims. Not all work-at-home opportunities deliver on their promises.

Court Forms (Judgments)

After getting a judgment in a court case, you must file certain documents to be able to collect your judgment or to be able to keep the judgment in place if you cannot collect it right away.

Court Forms (Requesting Return of Property from Law Enforcement)

If you are the lawful owner of property that is allegedly stolen or embezzled, you must follow certain steps to have the property returned.

Court Forms (Judgments)

After getting a judgment in a court case, you must file certain documents to be able to collect your judgment or to be able to keep the judgment in place if you cannot collect it right away.

Court Forms (Requesting Return of Property from Law Enforcement)

If you are the lawful owner of property that is allegedly stolen or embezzled, you must follow certain steps to have the property returned.

OK Statutes on Identity Theft

Identity theft takes place when someone uses your personal information, Without your permission to commit fraud or other illegal activities. Oklahoma has criminal laws that punish those that commit identity theft and civil laws that provide damages and other remedies to victims of identity theft. This document gives a list of the Oklahoma statutes that relate to identity theft.

Court Forms (Judgments)

After getting a judgment in a court case, you must file certain documents to be able to collect your judgment or to be able to keep the judgment in place if you cannot collect it right away.

How To File a Health Information Privacy Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

Information on fililing a complaint if you believe that a person, agency or organization covered under the HIPAA Privacy Rule violated health information privacy rights or committed another violation of the Privacy Rule.

How Do I Protect My Privacy?

This short video will give you tips on protecting yourself from identity theft and financial fraud. All of the 'how to' information is included here, too!

Service Members Civil Relief Act - Consumer Protections (video)

Part 2 in a series for Individuals with Military Connections that may benefit from the protections and rights provided by the SCRA Consumer Law Protections.

Oklahoma Find A Lawyer

As a community service, the OBA does provide a directory of its attorney members who have given their permission to have their names published in the Oklahoma Find A Lawyer directory at Oklahoma Find A Lawyer. There you can search by both geographic area or by a lawyer's practice area.

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