Attorney General Ashley Moody News Release


November 22, 2022
Contact: Kylie Mason
Phone: (850) 245-0150

VIDEO: Attorney General Moody Releases 2022 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today released the 2022 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide for Floridians ahead of the busiest shopping season of the year. The guide contains information about holiday-related scams, fraudulent charities, recalled products and more. Scammers know that consumers increase spending during the holiday season and may prey on Floridians looking for special deals and gifts for family and friends.

Attorney General Ashley Moody said, “The busiest shopping season of the year is underway, and scammers may use the occasion to prey on unsuspecting consumers searching for the perfect gift. To help protect Floridians, I am releasing our 2022 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide. Our guide is full of information about online shopping scams, identity theft, cybercrimes and much more. Download it for free at MyFloridaLegal.com.”

The 2022 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide includes a list of items recalled by the U.S. Consumer Protect Safety Commission. In addition to the recalls, the guide contains tips about secure online shopping, information about charity scams and advice for preventing identity theft during the holiday season, such as:
For more tips and information, access the full 2022 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide here.

To view the guide in Spanish, click
here.

For a complete list of all product recalls, please visit
CPSC.gov.

To report a scam, visit
MyFloridaLegal.com or call 1(866) 9NO-SCAM.