U.S. Lists Top Ten 'Dot Cons'
Source: E-Commerce Times - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Government Auction fraud has the dubious honor of being the No. 1 online scam, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said Tuesday. Rounding out the "Top Ten Dot Cons" are: Internet service provider (ISP) scams, Web site design scams, Net porn . . . Auction fraud has the dubious honor of being the No. 1 online scam, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said Tuesday. Rounding out the "Top Ten Dot Cons" are: Internet service provider (ISP) scams, Web site design scams, Net porn credit card fraud, multi-level marketing schemes, business opportunities and work-at-home cons, fraudulent investment and get-rich-quick scams, travel and vacation fraud, telephone/pay-per-call frauds, and Net health care frauds.

The list was culled from Consumer Sentinel, a database of more than 285,000 consumer complaints established and maintained by the FTC.

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