Alaskans rank 6th in filing fraud complaints

Posted: Friday, February 26, 2010

ANCHORAGE - A Federal Trade Commission report ranks Alaskans sixth in the nation for filing complaints about consumer fraud.

The No. 1 type of fraud Alaskans reported was with Internet services, followed by counterfeit check scams, advance-fee loans and third party and creditor debt collection.

The FTC data comes from complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau, the Internet Crime Complaint Center and law enforcement.



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