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About Scam Squad

Scam Squad is a senior financial fraud task force in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, that unites nonprofits, social service agencies and local, state and federal law enforcement in the fight against scams. Our members’ shared goals are to:

  • Encourage Cuyahoga County residents to report scams
  • Share scam reports with the agency best-suited to investigate
  • Mine reports to alert the public to current scam threats

Scam Squad in the News

Scam Squad partners with WOIO Channel 19 
Channel 19’s Scam Squad stories
Scam Squad on other media 

Meet Scam Squad’s members:

211-United Way Cleveland
Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services of Cuyahoga County (ADAMHS)
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Better Business Bureau of Greater Cleveland
CHN Housing Partners
Cleveland Community Relations Board
Cleveland Department of Aging
Cleveland Division of Police
Cleveland Office of Fair Housing & Consumer Affairs
Community Partnership on Aging
Cuyahoga County Department of Communications
Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs
Cuyahoga County Department of Development
Cuyahoga County Department of Law
Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety & Justice Services 

Cuyahoga County Department of Regional Collaboration
Cuyahoga County Division of Senior & Adult Services (DSAS)
Cuyahoga County DSAS/Adult Protective Services
Cuyahoga County Inspector General
Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
Cuyahoga County Treasurer
Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission
Eliza Bryant Village
Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People (ESOP)
Euclid Police Department
Federal Trade Commission

Hebrew Free Loan Association
Home Repair Resource Center
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Moreland Hills Village Police Department
Ohio Attorney General
Ohio Department of Public Safety - BMV
Parma Police Department
Pro Seniors
Rocky River Police Department
Social Security Administration
TIGTA - Treasury Inspector General for Tax Admin.
U.S. Department of Justice
United States Postal Inspection Service
United Way of Greater Cleveland
Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA)

Contact Information

216-443-SCAM (7226)

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The Department of Consumer Affairs’ mission is to make sure people who live or shop in Cuyahoga County get what they pay for.