Top Ten Consumer Complaints

Every spring, the Bureau of Consumer Protection issues its list of "To​p 10" complaints filed by consumers for the previous calendar year.

The "Top 10" consumer​ complaints during 2021 were:

#Product / ServiceWritten Complaints
1 Telemarketing (Do Not Call)

2,765

2

Landlord/Tenant

1,678

​​3
Identity Theft

​1,550

4

Home Improvement

667

5
​Telecommunications
​529

6

​Medical Services

273​

7

​Motor Vehicle Repair

218

​8

Auto Sales (New & Used)

194​

9

Motor Vehicle Accessory/Part Sales and Service

​180

​10Entertainment and Recreation
​140

News Release February 7, 2022: DATCP Aids Wisconsin Consumers: Top Ten Consumer Complaints in 2021

Looking for a formatted version of the Top Ten list (complete with additional helpful information)? Download a copy of our free Top Ten Consumer Complaints of 2021 - Poster (8.5" x 11", color).

Previous Years

Top Ten Complaints of 2019 News Release

Top Ten Complaints of 2018 News Release

Top Ten Complaints of 2017 News Release

Top Ten Complaints of 2016 News Release​

Contact

Consumer Protection Hotline

(800) 422-7128

DATCPHotline@wisconsin.gov

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