Consumer Safety

Online safety

Online shopping safety tips 

While online shopping is convenient, it also brings security risks. We compiled a list of safety tips to ensure you shop online securely!  Learn more


Holiday safety tips

The Placer County District Attorney's Office wants everyone to have a safe holiday season. Here are some safety tips for holiday crime trends. Learn more


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Price gouging

Placer County District Attorney's Office Consumer Alert states that price gouging is illegal. Specifically, it is a crime to charge a price for essential goods and services more than 10% higher than the price charged immediately before an emergency declaration. Learn more 

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Non-profit scam safety tips

While the safest avenue is to give to reputable, vetted organizations -- there are other avenues to check the validity of non-profits ranging from transparency, financial health, best practices and more. Learn more