The Center for Consumer Protection (CCP) is the nation’s only entity dedicated to providing support to attorney general staff who are committed to protecting the public against consumer fraud and abuse.  

The CCP’s mission is to:

  • Assist and enable state and territory attorneys general in protecting the public in the areas of consumer protection and charitable asset and entity oversight by providing information, technical assistance, and support. 
  • Facilitate cooperation among attorney general staff through open dialogue and advanced communication systems. 
  • Plan, organize, and conduct training and seminars for the exchange of ideas and information on relevant matters. 
  • Promote the development of effective programs and education for the protection of the public. 

Find out how the CCP provides support to attorney general offices and consumers. 

For more information, contact:

Todd Leatherman
Center for Consumer Protection Director


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  • Charities
  • Consumer Protection

Charities 101 Training

June 12, 2024
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National Consumer Protection Week

March 5-11, 2023

National Consumer Protection Week was established to help consumers understand their consumer rights and avoid common frauds and scams. State and territory attorneys general are on the front lines of consumer protection, serving as the primary enforcers of consumer laws within their jurisdictions and educating consumers of their rights. Use this interactive map and links below to learn what issues consumers complained about the most in 2022.

Attorneys General & Consumer Protection

Attorneys general are responsible for enforcing state consumer protection laws and protecting consumers from activities such as scams, deceptive and unfair trade practices, robocalling, and data breaches. They fight common consumer frauds conducted by illegitimate actors as well as consumer harms caused by legitimate businesses who have run afoul of the law. Attorneys general also have the authority to enforce many federal consumer protection laws.  

Attorneys general play a crucial role in ensuring a fair marketplace through consumer education, mediation, and enforcement actions. They often collaborate with each other and with other consumer protection enforcers to increase effectiveness. Learn more about the role of attorneys general in consumer protection. 

Consumer Protection Newsletter

The Center for Consumer Protection Monthly is a compendium of information that may be of interest to the attorney general community and others interested in consumer protection.

Courses and Trainings

Sign in to your NAAG account to view courses and trainings available to attorney general staff members.

Events for Attorney General Staff

Sign in to your NAAG account to view upcoming events that are only available to attorney general staff members.

Policy Letters

  • Consumer Protection

NAAG Calls on the FCC to Require Voice Service Providers to Increase Anti-Robocall Protections

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) called on the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to require the telephone providers that…

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  • Consumer Protection

Attorneys General Urge Congress to Hold Airline Industry Accountable

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to Congress to pass legislation that would authorize state attorneys…

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  • Consumer Protection

NAAG Calls on the FTC to Increase Obligations on Telemarketers

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to increase obligations on telemarketers by…

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