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Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.
Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.

Do-not-call violations and telemarketing abuses ranked as the fastest-growing consumer complaints last year, according to a report released Wednesday. Three Maryland agencies participated in the annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America and the North American Consumer Protection Investigators. The survey compiled the top, worst and fastest-growing complaints. The Howard County Office of Consumer Affairs, the Maryland Attorney General's Office and the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection were among 43 agencies from 23 states that responded. "Despite the national do-not-call registry, strict rules concerning robocalls, and other protections, unwanted and...