Consumer Sentinel Network

The Top 10 Consumer Complaints of 2012

An online database compiled more than 2 million consumer complaints in 2012: identity theft, debt collection, tax fraud and more. Here are the top 10 biggest offenders.

Spotting Financial Scammers: A Guide to Common Cons

Even as many Americans struggle to make ends meet, scammers are plotting all sorts of sneaky ways to rob them of their money -- and in millions of cases, they succeed. When it comes to these cons, the best offense is a smart defense, so here's an intro course in how to spot the latest scams.