Mar 14, 2024 - News

What annoys Ohio consumers the most

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

The Ohio Attorney General's Office fielded over 25,000 consumer complaints last year, per data shared with Axios.

Why it matters: These complaints can sometimes lead to state lawsuits against entities accused of deceptive and unlawful practices.

Zoom in: The top categories for complaints in 2023 were, in order:

  • Motor vehicles
  • Shopping, food or beverages
  • Professional services
  • Home improvement
  • Collections, credit reporting or financial services
  • Utilities, phone, internet or TV services

How it works: You can file complaints online, by calling 800-282-0515 or mailing this completed form.

Worthy of your time: The AG's website warns of various scams and offers tips for buying a used car.

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