Top 2013 consumer complaints

Wired telephone file photo.
Wired telephone file photo.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has compiled a list of the top consumer complaints from last year.

Here’s the list:

1. Telemarketing calls ( It tops the list for the 11th straight year)

2. Landlord/Tenant

3. Telecommunications (Billing disputes, channel availability, and service and contract issues)

4. Identity theft (More than half involved tax- related theft)

5. Home improvement

6. Airlines (Closure of De Pere-based carrier MetJet and a troubled frequent flyer promotion involving Frontier and Delta Airlines)

7. Gas pump accuracy

8. Motor vehicle sales

9. Motor vehicle repairs

10. Contest/Sweepstakes/ Prize Promotions

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