Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody issues Consumer Alerts to inform the media and the public of emerging scams, new methods used to commit fraud, trends in consumer complaints, or any other deceptive practices utilized to take advantage of Floridians. Consumer Alerts are designed to help prevent financial loss or other harm caused by scammers. They are also used to notify Floridians about available refunds, restitution and claims funds resulting from action taken by Attorney General Moody’s Consumer Protection Division.
Anyone encountering a scam should report the incident to the Florida Attorney General's Office by calling 1(866) 9NO-SCAM or by filing a complaint online by clicking the link below:
Recent Consumer Alerts:
- Beware of New Year’s Resolution Scams
- Attorney General Moody Warns of Payment App Hack Attacks
- Cryptocurrency Bait-and-Switch Scam Popping Up in Florida
- Attorney General Moody and FDLE Shut Down Fake COVID-19 Driver License Websites
- Beware of Vaccine Status License Scam
- Robocalls on the Rise in 2021
- Attorney General Moody Warns of QR Code Scams
- Attorney General Moody Warns of Malware that Drains Cellphone Batteries and Bank Accounts
- Attorney General Moody Warns of New Coronavirus Relief Scam
- Attorney General Moody Warns of Charity Scams Related to Disaster-Struck Haiti
- Beware of Back-to-School Scams
- Beware of Scammers Trying to Exploit Child Tax Credit Payments
- Deadline Approaching for Keurig K-Cup Purchasers to File Claim for Refund
- Attorney General Moody Urges Floridians to Beware of Charity Scams When Giving to Help Victims of Surfside Building Collapse
- Attorney General Moody Warns of COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Scam Emerging in Florida
- Be Aware of Real Estate Scams
- Tax-Filing Deadline Approaching
- Attorney General Moody Issues Tips to Protect Passwords on World Password Day
- Attorney General Moody Secures More Than $3 Million In COVID-19 Related Recoveries for Consumers
- Look Out for Tax Scammers and Identity Thieves as Tax-Filing Deadline Extended to May
Search an alphabetical listing of all of the consumer protection topics housed in the categories above.
Take steps to protect yourself online and avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
Imposter scams occur when a scammer poses as a government representative or other official to demand money.
Tech support scams often begin with fraudulent pop-up ads falsely claiming a computer is infected with a virus or malware.