CONSUMER ALERT: Hang up on robocall coronavirus scams

RALEIGH, NC (March 30, 2020) -- As North Carolinians work to stay healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are looking to take advantage of their fears. Our office has received information from federal partners about…

Be wary of door-to-door coronavirus scammers

RALEIGH, NC (March 24, 2020) -- Our office has received reports of scammers going door to door in neighborhoods selling coronavirus testing kits and cleaning supplies. This activity could be both a scam and a pretense to enter your home,…

Protect yourself from coronavirus scams

RALEIGH, NC (March 10, 2020) -- Reports of the coronavirus are on the rise across the globe and even here in North Carolina. Unfortunately, a situation that creates fear also creates an opportunity for scammers. Let’s not only prevent the…

Stein: The Survivor Act Will Put Rapists Behind Bars

RALEIGH, NC (September 19, 2019) -- Attorney General Josh Stein, joined by bill sponsors Reps. Carson Smith and Billy Richardson today announced that Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law the Standing Up for Rape Victims Act, or Survivor Act,…

HOME REPAIR SCAMS

CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (June 10, 2019) -- Below are some very important tips for the North Carolina Department of Justice. NEVER PAY FOR WORK UP FRONT Reputable contractors will not ask you to pay up front Beware of anyone who comes to…