Protecting Consumers

Protecting Consumers from Fraud and Deception

Explore Data with the FTC - Find out about the top 10 frauds people reportAs the nation’s consumer protection agency, the Federal Trade Commission has a broad mandate to protect consumers from fraud and deception in the marketplace. To fulfill this goal, the FTC takes law enforcement actions, provides consumer and business education, issues reports and policy guidance, leads workshops, and participates in other forums.