Nebraska AG Peterson unveils new consumer protection website

– Associated Press – Monday, March 7, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska residents can now file a consumer complaint, report a scam and register with the federal “Do Not Call” registry under a new state website.

websiteAttorney General Doug Peterson unveiled the new website,, and a new Twitter account @ProtectNE. His announcement on Monday coincides with National Consumer Protection week, which runs March 6-12.

 The consumer protection website simplifies the process of reporting frauds and scams, and creates a new way for the state’s Consumer Protection Division to connect with Nebraska residents.

It will also make it easier for people to request a presentation on consumer education by a representative of the Consumer Protection Office.

A link to the website is available on the attorney general’s website at

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