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What is making consumers increasingly hot under the collar?

When it comes to complaints about consumer credit, foreclosure rescue scams are the fastest-growing reason to be steamed, according to a recent survey by three leading consumer protection organizations.

"I wish I could say I was surprised," says Susan Grant, director of consumer protection for the Consumer Federation of America. But as more Americans fall behind on their mortgages, there is a growing roster of scam artists who view these vulnerable families as ripe for ripping off.

Grant's organization, along with the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators and North American Consumer Protection Investigators, sponsored the study. Here is a sampling of some of the things consumers find most offensive, along with advice with on how to protect yourself.


 

 

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