Oregon is now one of a small handful of states that allows consumers to search for complaints about businesses online. Oregon Attorney General John Kroger kicked off National Consumer Protection Week March 7-13 by unveiling a new online search feature that will allow consumers to look for complaints against businesses. Consumers can access this feature at (www.oregonattorneygeneral.gov/beinformed)

The Oregon Scam Alert Network, an e-mail alert network warning consumers of current scams happening in Oregon, has also been expanded. Oregonians can sign up for the Scam Alert Network at (www.oregonattorneygeneral.gov)