Consumer Protection

Pinellas County is here to protect our county’s residents from falling victim to scam and help resolve issues they may encounter as a consumer.

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In the case of a large-scale emergency in Pinellas County, this page will be updated on an ongoing basis. In the case......

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Find a Business Complaint History

You can search the 5-year business complaint history with Consumer Protection. If you have a problem with any business transaction, you can......

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Pinellas Update: Avoid scams, verify charities before donating to Hurricane Ian relief

Pinellas County Consumer Protection is advising citizens to be wary of solicitations for charitable contributions on behalf of Hurricane Ian victims in......

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Actualización de Pinellas: Oficina de Protección al Consumidor del Condado advierte sobre el aumento abusivo de precios

Como el Condado Pinellas está incluido en la declaración de estado de emergencia del gobernador por la Tormenta Tropical Ian, los residentes......

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Pinellas Update: County Consumer Protection warns against price gouging

Because Pinellas County is included in the governor’s state of emergency declaration for Tropical Storm Ian, residents and visitors are protected by......

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CONSUMER ALERT

Beware of Health Insurance Fraud People offering free health insurance to individuals with very low or no income. Approaching homeless individuals at......

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Consumer Protection Helpful Videos

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What can you do? Call Consumer Protection

Human Services Spotlight Series #27 A Pinellas homeowner used a Facebook ad to guide her to a company who could repaint her......

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Beware of Unlicensed Contractors

Human Services Spotlight Series #26 The Contractor wanted an additional $15M with no work done … red flag… A Pinellas County homeowner......

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Abandoned Residential Construction Projects Card

How will Florida law help me if I pay a deposit and the work never starts?...

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