Top 10 consumer complaints from New Yorkers (Part 1)

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New York Attorney General Letitia James kicked off National Consumer Protection Week (March 6 – March 12, 2022) by releasing a list of the top 10 consumer fraud complaints received by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in 2021.  

“Let this list serve as a warning to all New Yorkers to keep their guard up against scam artists,” said  James. “From inaccurate turnaround times for COVID-19 test results to deceitful debt collectors, scammers took advantage of these difficult times to mislead and deceive New Yorkers. My office is committed to rooting out fraudsters and protecting all New Yorkers, young and old, from harm. Consumers have been valuable in helping my office identify and eradicate fraud, and I urge them to remain vigilant.” 

The following are the top 10 consumer complaints received by OAG in 2021:

NEXT: Attorney General James offers various tips to protect New Yorkers from future scams.

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