Some laws are meant to protect consumers from unscrupulous business practices and generally provide a level playing field for certain transactions, such as loan applications and retail purchases. These statutes, referred to as consumer laws, often are enforced by state attorneys general. FindLaw's Alaska consumer laws section covers state laws that address identity theft, pyramid schemes, credit card fraud, and other illegal acts. For example, the Alaska Motor Vehicle Warranties Act allows car buyers to get an exchange or a full refund within a year if their newly purchased vehicle fails to perform to certain standards. Alaska's Personal Information Identification Act, meanwhile, imposes steep civil penalties for those guilty of failing to provide notices about security breaches. Click on a link below to learn more.