Florida consumers can invoke their rights under both state and federal laws if they have been deceived or tricked.
Understanding Consumer Fraud
Consumer fraud occurs when a business uses deceptive practices and takes advantage of targets for the likely purpose of leaving the victims with financial losses. You are probably a victim of consumer fraud if you have experienced any of the following:
- False promises
- Inaccurate claims about the product or service
- False claims about the nature of business or an individual’s identity