2019 Top Consumer Complaint Lists and National Consumer Protection Week Announcements
Attorneys general are the leading consumer protection authorities in their states, helping consumers by enforcing state and federal consumer protection laws. As part of National Consumer Protection Week (March 1-7, 2020), many attorneys general are releasing the list of top complaints they received in 2019 and sharing other messages to help inform consumers. Some complaint types that can be found on many of the lists have to do with robocalls, bogus telemarketing, lottery scams, phishing scams, motor vehicle issues, and credit issues. See below for links to the top complaints and other announcements from many attorneys general as well as complaint information from the Federal Trade Commission.
Top 10 Consumer Complaint and Scam Lists
National Consumer Protection Week Announcements
Federal Trade Commission 2020 Databook
The Federal Trade Commission, a leading federal consumer protection agency, has also released information from its database, Consumer Sentinel, identifying the number of complaints by topic and by state.