The mission of the Federal Trade Commission is to protect consumers and competition by preventing anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair business practices through law enforcement, advocacy, and education without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.
Learn more: https://www.ftc.gov/
IdentityTheft.gov is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.
Learn more: https://www.identitytheft.gov/
Visit ftc.gov/idtheft for prevention tips and free resources to share in your community.
The Public Utility Commission of Texas protects customers, fosters competition, and promotes high-quality infrastructure; in addition to regulating the state's electric, telecommunication, and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints.
LEARN MORE: https://www.puc.texas.gov/
As the state’s top law enforcement officer, the Texas Attorney General leads more than 4,000 employees in 38 divisions and 117 offices around Texas. That includes nearly 750 attorneys, who handle more than 30,000 cases annually – enforcing child support orders, protecting Texans against consumer fraud, enforcing open government laws, responding to public information requests, providing legal advice to state officials, and representing the state of Texas in court, among other things.
The Texas Department of Insurance regulates the state’s insurance industry, oversees the administration of the Texas workers’ compensation system, performs the duties of the State Fire Marshal’s Office, and provides administrative support to the Office of Injured Employee Counsel – a separate agency.
Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. SMPs are grant-funded projects of the federal U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL).
- To report a Medicare scam or possible fraud in Texas call us at 1-888-341-6187