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Ohio Attorney General Issues Scam Warning

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warned today that businesses should be wary if they receive emails that look like they are from the Federal Trade Commission.

The FTC has advised that scammers have sent thousands of these phony emails that appear to be from the FTC   The emails claim that consumers have filed complaints about their businesses.

"Just as scams targeting citizens are unacceptable, so are those that aim to harm Ohio businesses," said Attorney General DeWine. "Everyone needs to be informed and alert to prevent themselves from becoming victims."

According to a press release from the Ohio Attorney General, businesses should protect themselves by being wary of any unexpected or suspicious emails.