Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
Wanting to know is American Cash Awards is a legit business.
Wanting to know is American Cash Awards is a legit business. Just got maybe 8 calls from this guy saying I had won second prize in sweepstake for 2.5 million. I keep telling him it is a scam and he ke… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
576 satisfied customers
Could you please check if there is an IRS agent from Queens
Could you please check if there is an IRS agent from Queens new York by the name Fellissia Mckenzie please I thi k it is a scam pleaserespind to me at(###) ###-####… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
Someone call and said i won 2 million dollars and they were
Someone call and said i won 2 million dollars and they were from this agency … read more
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
retired
Doctoral Degree
6,436 satisfied customers
I have recievied a all from American sweepstakes informing
I have recievied a all from American sweepstakes informing me about winning 7 million dollars in a sweepstakes in May. … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
Just got a call from a person name claiming he's from the
Just got a call from a person name Michael Peterson claiming he's from the gaming commission his number is(###) ###-####he's telling me 4.5 million told me not to tell anyone and to purchase a vanilla… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
I got a letter from a sweepstakes, imailed it in and now
I got a letter from a sweepstakes, imailed it in and now they had called me but want a vanilla 75dollar card. Is this a scam. It's coming out of New York … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
I just got a phone call from a clidve telling me that I won
I just got a phone call from a clidve Washington telling me that I won second prize in the publishers Clearing House drawing. … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
I got a call from flinston telling me I won alto of money is
I got a call from david flinston telling me I won alto of money is it true, … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
576 satisfied customers
I was contacted by Publishers clearing house that i had won
I was contacted by Publishers clearing house that i had won 3.5 Million dollars. … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
I got a cvs retail survey from a - CVS Survey..with an
I got a cvs retail survey from a ***** *****- CVS Survey..with an official check for $1,826.00 to purchase vanilla gift cards....is this a scam … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
45,952 satisfied customers
I've been called by Tanika. and told biggest winner in her
I've been called by Tanika B. Peterson and told I'm The biggest winner in her history. I've won 3 foreign cars and am a grand prize winner of 55.5 million dollars and that they made a mistake and now … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
142,898 satisfied customers
I wanted to let you know that I received a call today from a
I wanted to let you know that I received a call today from a man saying he was Peter Bowman from Senior Citizens Cash and I had won 2.5 million and a Mercedes Benz as a bonus. Told me my claim #: 325-… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
42,392 satisfied customers
I was called yesterday by someone from Amercan Cash Awards
I was called yesterday by someone from Amercan Cash Awards and tp;d I had won 9 million dollars. Of course I was very skeptical since I had been … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
42,392 satisfied customers
I have a letter from American Sweepstakes notifying me that
Hi, I have a letter from American Sweepstakes notifying me that I am the winner of a prize to be awarded based on my name being selected through a computer ballot system from among 5,000,000 names of … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
42,392 satisfied customers
I received first a phone call from Winners International Sweepstakes
I received first a phone call from Winner's International Sweepstakes stating that I was the First place winner of The March 2012 Sweepstakes of a prize totalling $ 5.5,00,000.00 and a bonus of $25,00… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
82,251 satisfied customers
I have been repeatedly called by persons claiming I have won
I have been repeatedly called by persons claiming I have won a 1.5M prize, and all I need to do is purchase five "green dot" Mastercharge prepaid cards (from Walmart or CVS). After purchasng the cards… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I have been called for a week to telling me that I have won
I have been called for a week to telling me that I have won $2.5million dollars an a 2011 BMW but that I will have to western union $650.00 to a person in Tn. and han call him back with to numbers off… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
Is OSA a licensed agent in London, UK for the Australian Powerball
Is OSA a licensed agent in London, UK for the Australian Powerball? Why do I have to pay money to receive the casheirs check and then ten percento to universal bonds and creditors UK, LTD?… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
8,475 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,442 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

1,998 satisfied customers

Attorney,19 years experience in consumer protection areas

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

1,443 satisfied customers

16+ yrs. of legal experience.

LADY LAWYER

LADY LAWYER

Lawyer

749 satisfied customers

Consumer Lawyer

RGMacEsq

RGMacEsq

Lawyer

743 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

576 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

John

John

Lawyer

519 satisfied customers

Licensed and practicing attorney experienced in consumer protection law.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x