Consumer Alert

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Residents with stories about Cleveland Public Power shutoffs or bills urged to attend public meeting on October 10th

by Jacie Jones (Plain Press, October 2019)           Have you experienced electricity shutoffs or had trouble paying your bills with Cleveland Public Power (CPP)? Many Clevelanders are reporting electric shutoffs without receiving adequate notice, without being offered a reasonable payment plan, or have had their electric shut off despite a medical necessity. End Poverty NOW Cleveland, … Continue reading

Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs warns residents of Social Security scams

Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs warns residents of Social Security scams (Plain Press, June 2019)  The Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs and its Scam Squad partners are issuing an urgent alert to County residents to hang up on callers who claim there’s a problem with their Social Security accounts.     In the newest scams, someone posing … Continue reading

Individuals posing as Premier Health Plan representatives try to steal premium funds

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment is warning Ohioans of an insurance fraud scam involving individuals posing as representatives of Dayton-based Premier Health Plan. Premier Health Plan, as of April 1, 2018, no longer offers health insurance products, but consumers from across the country are receiving numerous automated calls selling Premier Health … Continue reading