Friday, March 3, 2017

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book: 2016

"The Consumer Sentinel Network (CSN) is a secure online database of millions of consumer complaints available only to law enforcement. In addition to storing complaints received by the FTC, the CSN also includes complaints filed with state law enforcement organizations, including the Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection, the Montana, North Carolina and Oregon Departments of Justice, the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs, the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and the Offices of the Attorneys General for Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, Ohio, and Washington. Federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Internal Revenue Service, contribute data. Nongovernmental organizations also provide complaint data to the FTC. The Council of Better Business Bureaus, consisting of all North American BBBs, is a major contributor of complaint data. Other organizations include PrivacyStar and the National Consumers League..."
Consumer Sentinel Databook

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