Internet Complaints Top State Fraud List

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office released a report on fraud cases in 2016 and for the 11th year in a row internet-related complaints topped the list.

The report says the AG’s office handled just over 4600 fraud cases with those surrounding automobiles in second place with the vast majority of those from from Volkswagen owners after it was discovered the company cheated on pollution tests.

Consumers who think they are being scammed can report a complaint at the A.G.’s website: ag.ny.gov or call 1-800-771-7755