The Office of the Attorney General, Tennessee is responsible for implementation of the consumer protection laws to prevent deceptive and unfair business practices.
- The Attorney General conducts the enquiries, investigations and rewards compensation based on complaints received from affected consumers.
- Although the Attorney General may provide restitution to consumers, personal representation of consumers is not allowed.
- Misrepresentation of goods as original, false trademarks, use of improper sponsorship, etc. is considered to be deceptive trade practices under the law.
- The office also issues notifications and public information in order to protect consumers from scams and deceptive trade practices.