Helpful Resources

General Contacts & Links

  • Better Business Bureau (Sacramento)
    Phone: 916-443-6843
  • Legal Services of Northern California (For Low Cost Legal Assistance)
    Phone: 530-823-7560
  • Placer Dispute Resolution Services (For Mediation Assistance)
    Phone: 530-645-9260
  • Small Claims Court
    Phone: 916-783-1620

Scams & Alerts/Charitable Giving Information

Check if a Business Is Licensed/File a Complaint

Federal/Consumer Organizations & Landlord/Tenant Matters

Current Scams, Helpful Tips & Consumer Organizations

  • Attorney General's Office, Public Inquiry Unit
    Phone: 800-952-5225
  • Canadian Lottery Scam
    Phone: 888-495-8501
  • Charity Research Resources
    Phone: 916-445-2021
  • Consumer Website
  • Identity Theft Information
    Phone: 877-438-4338
  • Nigerian Letters Scam
    • If you received a letter and lost money, call 202-406-5850
    • If you received a letter and did not lose money, fax a copy of the letter to 202-406-5031 or write:
      U.S. Secret Service, Financial Crimes Division
      950 H Street NW
      Washington, DC 20001