Fraud and Scams

Fraudsters and scammers attempt to take advantage of Arizonans. The Attorney General’s Office has a dedicated team to protecting consumers by returning stolen funds, investigating unfair business practices and educating the public on scams and fraud.  

About Consumer Protection


File a Complaint

The Consumer Information and Complaint Unit (CIC) processes consumer complaints and facilitates an informal process between consumers and business to attempt to resolve disputes. If you believe you have been the victim of consumer fraud, you may file a consumer complaint.

File a Consumer Complaint

Consumer Tips

The AGO empowers consumers to take matters into their own hands and protect themselves from scams and fraud. These resources include how to catch deceptive business practices, false advertising, data privacy issues, unfair competition, telemarketing fraud and much more.

Auto Purchases

When buying a car, there are many “deals” or “prizes” buyers are offered. It’s important to read the fine print and understand fully the terms. Remember: Arizona does NOT have a “cooling off” period or three-day right to cancel a car sale.

Gift Card Scams

The most common gift card scams involve government or business imposters. Know that these entities will never demand payment through gift cards. Get informed to keep your money safe.


Countless Arizona consumers are harassed and annoyed by a relentless barrage of unwanted robocalls. There are many ways to avoid and report these calls including a Do Not Call list.


The AGO represents Arizona in multistate investigations into unfair and deceptive business practices with other state attorneys general.