Top Ten Consumer Complaints

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

The "Top 10" consumer complaints during 2018 were:

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#Product / ServiceWritten Complaints
1 Telemarketing (Do Not Call)
4,860
2 Landlord/Tenant
1,188
3 ​Telecommunications681
​4 ​Home Improvement
​489
5
​Medical Services
​255
6 Identity Theft
250
​7 ​Motor Vehicle Repair
​196
8 ​Gas Pumps
​169
​9 ​Motor Vehicle Sales (Used & New)​
​155
​10 Fuel Quality
​119

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 2018 - Poster (8.5" x 11", color).

Previous Years

Top Ten Complaints of 2017 News Release

Top Ten Complaints of 2016 News Release

Contact

Consumer Protection Hotline

(800) 422-7128

DATCPHotline@wisconsin.gov