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FTC Releases Report of Top Consumer Complaints

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On February 24, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released the “Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book” (“Report”).  This Report includes a listing of the top consumer complaints reported in 2009 to the FTC. 

 

The top ten complaints for 2009 are:

 

Rank

Category

No. of Complaints

1

Identity Theft

278,078

2

Third Party and Creditor Debt Collection

119,549

3

Internet Services

83,067

4

Shop-at-Home and Catalog Sales

74,581

5

Foreign Money Offers & Counterfeit Check Scams

61,736

6

Internet Auction

57,821

7

Credit Cards

45,203

8

Prizes, Sweepstakes and Lotteries

41,763

9

Advance-Fee Loans and Credit Protection/Repair

41,448

10

Banks and Lenders

32,443

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Author: ABA Antitrust

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