Business Scams

Kentucky Attorney General Consumer Protection Page
Includes information about sweepstakes, social security, charities, and business scams.  You can put your name on the telemarketing no-call list.
File a Complaint against a telemarketer or any other business:

The National Association of Attorneys General
For a list of each state’s Attorney General, with his or her office address, phone number, and web site:

Kentucky Better Business Bureau
Deals with automobile manufacturing defects, marketplace disputes, moving and storage disputes, and more. Covers business, auto manufacturer, charity, or privacy complaints.
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Federal Trade Commission
Enforces federal anti-trust and consumer protection laws.  Works to increase consumers’ opportunities to exercise informed choice by eliminating acts or practices that are unfair or deceptive.  Investigates consumer complaints in a wide range of areas.
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Netcheck Commerce Bureau
Deals especially with complaints concerning business practices and transactions online.  Promotes ethical business practices worldwide and works to increase consumer in purchasing products and services on the Internet.
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Credit Card Disputes

Office of Comptroller of Currency (OCC) .
Regulates all national banks and works to ensure fair and equal access to financial services for all Americans.
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Identity Theft

If someone has used your name or other identifying information for their personal gain, report it to the Federal Trade Commission

Problems with Securities (Stock Brokers, Investment Advisors, etc.)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Works to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the securities market.  Oversees stock exchanges, broker-dealers, investment advisors, mutual funds, and public utility holding companies.
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National Association of Securities Dealers
Oversees the activities of security firms and their branch offices.
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