Consumer Fraud Laws

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What is the Statute of Limitations on Consumer Fraud Cases?

In Illinois, it is considered a violation of our state’s Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act when a business uses unfair or deceptive practices. These practices — which include false advertising, misrepresentation, and omission of information — often victimize innocent consumers and cause them a financial or personal loss.

If something like this has happened to you, you may have a consumer fraud case. However, the window of time in which you can initiate legal proceedings is closing fast.

Combating Unfair Business Practices

Businesses are expected to treat consumers fairly and can be held accountable when they fail to uphold this obligation. You can protect yourself from unfair business practices by becoming aware of common types of consumer fraud and learning how to stand up for your rights if you are a victim.

Taking action against a business that engages in unfair practices can be intimidating and complex. The consumer protection attorneys at Markoff Leinberger have decades of experience and can help you fight back against unfair business practices.

Common Consumer Scams and Frauds

In today's society, there are many ways to be scammed or fraudulently conned out of money. From telephone scams targeting senior citizens to sophisticated phishing scams that even a computer-savvy millennial might fall for, consumers need to be ever-vigilant in keeping their sensitive information and bank accounts safe.Consumer fraud scams can leave you with an empty wallet | Consumer Fraud Lawyers Markoff Leinberger


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