Top Complaints From New Yorkers Concern Financial Services

creditcard 150x150 Top Complaints From New Yorkers Concern Financial ServicesOf the 63,000 business complaints received by The Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York in 2011, financial service issues were complained about most, according to Bloomberg. The 7,267 financial services complaints were mostly in regards to issues relating to credit cards and mortgages.

Nationally, 55% of complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission were related to any type of fraud, with identity theft ranking at the top. These 2011 findings remind consumers to beware of solicitors’ attempts at wiring money, acquiring personal information and other tactics of fraudsters.

To read more, check out: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-06/financial-services-tops-new-yorkers-complaints.html

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About Meaghan Powers

I am currently a Marketing Communications Intern for the Council of Better Business Bureaus in Arlington, VA. I am originally from Massachusetts and currently a student at the George Washington University School of Business. In my spare time, I enjoy exploring all that DC has to offer and finding fun, new baking recipes to make!