Week puts focus on protecting consumer personal information

Consumer Protection Week is in full swing and WKYC has you covered.

In the recent months there have been many security breaches from major retailers including Target, intensifying the spotlight on how your personal information could be compromised.

According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft continues to be the number one consumer complaint with American consumers, who lost more than $1 billion to fraud in the past year.

The FTC received more than two million complaints from individuals who believed that they had been scammed.

FTC Top Consumer Complaints

Mobile users: FTC website: http://www.ftc.gov/


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