ID Theft Is Top Consumer Complaint

     WASHINGTON (CN) – Identity theft accounted for 26% of the consumer complaints sent to the Federal Trade Commission in 2008 – 313,982 of the 1,223,370 complaints the agency received – the FTC said in a report released Thursday. The other most frequent complaints were about debt collectors – 9%, or 104,642 complaints – and home shopping and catalog sales (52,615) and Internet services (52,102) – each 9% of the total.

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