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May 22, 2011

Top Ten Consumer Complaints

This year the Federal Trade Commission released a report of the top ten consumer complaints the agency received in 2010. Identity theft continued to top the list, at 19% of the over one million complaints. 

The top ten complaints were:
  1. Identity theft
  2. Debt collection
  3. Internet services
  4. Prizes, sweepstakes, and lotteries
  5. Shop-at-home and catalog sales
  6. Imposter scams
  7. Internet auctions
  8. Foreign money/counterfeit check scams
  9. Telephone and mobile services
  10. Credit cards
After seeing this report, we took a fresh look at the resources linked our related legal topic pages. Take a look!
For general consumer information including important contacts, see our Consumer complaints and Consumer protection pages. Have a question? Ask a librarian!

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