Consumer Protection Division

The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division enforces various consumer laws, including Idaho’s Consumer Protection Act, Competition Act, Telephone Solicitation Act, Pay-Per-Telephone Call Act and Charitable Solicitation Act. These laws protect consumers, businesses and the marketplace from unfair or deceptive acts and practices. The Attorney General seeks to fulfill this charge efficiently and economically through education, mediation and enforcement.

The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division also enforces and defends the state’s Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) with the tobacco industry and has been delegated the duty of enforcing Idaho’s Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Act, Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Complementary Act and Prevention of Minors’ Access to Tobacco Act. The MSA and these acts seek to promote the public health and protect the fiscal soundness of the state.

The division also provides legal advice to and supervises Deputy Attorneys General who serve:

  • the Department of Finance;
  • the Department of Insurance;

Brett DeLange, Division Chief
Jane Hochberg, Lead Deputy
Teresa Taylor, Legal Secretary
Phone: (208) 334-2424
Fax: (208) 334-4151

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