FTC Releases 2016 Summary of Consumer Complaints

From Performance Marketing Insider
March 6, 2017 - 2:47pm
PACEDm.com Imposter scam complaints surpassed identity theft for the first time as the second most common category of consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network in 2016, according to the agency’s new Data Book. Debt collection complaints remained the top consumer complaint category. The rise in impostor scam reports is due to an increase in complaints about government imposters and purported computer technicians that attempt to convince consumers to send money. “Our latest data book shows that imposter scams are a serious and growing problem, and you can be sure that the FTC will use all the Brought to you by Pace Lattin

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