Division of Consumer Response & Operations
Consumer Beware! Thieves are Using Gift Cards and Other New Scams to Steal Your Money
September 27, 2018
Over 1 million people filed fraud complaints with the Federal Trade Commission last year, according to its Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book.
The secure, online database is based on unverified reports filed by consumers and is available only to law enforcement. They use the data collected to spot trends, identify questionable business practices and targets, and enforce the law, indicates the FTC. ... read more »