List Of Scam Complaints

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning lists the Top Five consumer complaints last year.

1. Credit/Financial Services– 474 complaints

Most common complaint – inaccurate billing

2. Sweepstakes/Lotteries – 371 complaints

Most common complaint – routine scam

3. Personal Services – 281 complaints

Most common complaint – unauthorized billing

4. Professional Services – 279 complaints

Most common complaint – inaccurate billing

5. Personal and Household Products – 266 complaints

Most common complaint – non-delivery of pre-paid goods

“The people in our Consumer Protection Division are passionate about the well-being of Nebraskans and they do a great job,” said Bruning. “When consumers have a problem, the Attorney General’s Office is the place they call for help.”

The division’s mediation center closed 4,126 complaints in 2008. Money recovered for people who filed complaints through the mediation process totaled $977,916. Back in 2002, the division closed 2,438 and recovered just over $414,000.

If you or someone you know has a complaint or believes they’ve been the victim of consumer fraud, please contact the Nebraska Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at 1-800-727-6432 or e-mail us from our Web site at http://www.ago.ne.gov.


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