Have you received a phone call stating your child or grandchild is in jail? Or an IRS voicemail saying a warrant has been issued & you are facing arrest? These scams & countless others are designed to take your hard-earned funds.
Being an informed consumer is the first line of defense against fraud & deception. Protect yourself, your identification & reduce your risk of falling victim to scams & potential deceptive trade practices.
Jody Gillaspie has been Director for the Office of Attorney General, Division of Consumer Protection since 2012. The Division of Consumer Protection’s role is to investigate false, misleading or deceptive trade practices that affect South Dakota consumers, enforce consumer laws designed to protect the public & business community, advise consumers of their basic rights & complaints on file, & assist in legislation designed to protect consumers.
Visit consumer.sd.govfor more information.