Ohio Attorney General Mike
DeWine warned today that businesses should be wary if they receive emails that
look like they are from the Federal Trade Commission.
The FTC has advised that
scammers have sent thousands of these phony emails that appear to be from the
FTC The emails claim that consumers
have filed complaints about their businesses.
"Just as scams targeting
citizens are unacceptable, so are those that aim to harm Ohio businesses," said Attorney General DeWine. "Everyone
needs to be informed and alert to prevent themselves from becoming victims."
According to a press release
from the Ohio Attorney General, businesses should protect themselves by being
wary of any unexpected or suspicious emails.