FTC Issues Cross Border Fraud Report

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on February 21, 2003

The FTC released statistics indicating that consumer complaints related to cross-border consumer fraud almost doubled in 2002. See their 2002 Cross-Border Fraud Trends Report (PDF). Information was compiled from complaints received via the government’s cooperative Consumer Sentinel database, a working partnership that receives input from state, federal and international law enforcement agencies and consumer advocacy groups.

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