Nebraska Attorney General's Office

 

What is the Attorney General's Office?

Jon Bruning, the Nebraska Attorney General, is the lawyer for the State of Nebraska and as such, represents the state in all legal matters. When matters arise that may cause harm to the state or its citizens, the Attorney General can sue to protect the rights of the state. The Attorney General does not represent private individuals.

 

What is the Consumer Protection Division?

The Consumer Protection Division protects consumers from fraud and deceptive trade practices, as well as, ensures fair competition between businesses. The division enforces several laws that protect consumers from false, misleading and undesirable sales practices. A mediation service is available to consumers to help them resolve complaints against businesses. It also provides consumers with the information and education they need to make important decisions.

 

A large part of the division's work is to inform the public about how to protect itself and avoid becoming a victim of consumer fraud through informational brochures, educational presentations, press releases, consumer columns, bulletins and one-on-one consultations. The consumer protection division has a wealth of information with which we can provide you to make you a better educated consumer and to help you avoid many of the pitfalls facing today's consumer.

 

It encourages you to take a few minutes and look at the options available on this site. You can file a consumer complaint form, view applicable brochures, read our press releases, review our consumer protection laws and access links to other helpful consumer sites.

 

The Consumer Protection Division protects consumers from fraud and ensures fair competition between businesses by enforcing several laws prohibiting false and/or misleading sales practices. In addition, the division works to provide consumers with the information necessary to avoid becoming victims of consumer fraud. It encourages you to explore the consumer protection resources available to you through this site, including the consumer complaint form, various consumer fraud brochures, press releases concerning consumer protection, consumer protection laws, and links to other helpful consumer sites.

 

Consumer Protection Hotline: 1-800-727-6432
Fax: (402) 471-0006
Senior Outreach Hotline: (888) 287-0778