Top 5 FTC Consumer Complaints

Do you find yourself constantly worrying about identity theft? ¬†Well you are not alone, according to a recent report by the Federal Trade Commission…

Identity theft was the number one complaint for the 15th year in a row.

Second biggest complaint was debt collection scams.

The agency recorded a large number of complaints for imposter scams, which came in third.  Most of the reported imposter scams were about the IRS or other government related scams.

Telephone and mobile services got the next highest number of complaints, at number 4

And banks and lenders service complaints were number 5.

Knowing what scam artists are likely to do will help you to play better defense when it comes to protecting your identity.

If you have a complaint you can go to ftccomplaintassistant.gov or call 1-877-FTC-HELP.

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