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ID Theft Tops List of Complaints

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office has released her annual list of top complaints, and identity theft topps the charts for 2017. AG Madigan says her office received more than 24,000 complaints in 2017, and the number one concern was ID theft.

She says that stems from major data breaches such as the one at Equifax, and credit card fraud. Number two is student loan debt.

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Other top complaints include consumer debt such as mortgages and collection agencies, as well as home repair fraud and problems with phone, cable, and satellite providers. Help is available with various issues on her office's website:

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