NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Federal Trade Commission says it’s a banner year for imposter scams.

During National Consumer Protection Week, the major agencies that keep watch on scams and schemers gathered to compare notes and also issue some warnings to consumers.

CBS 2 Consumer reporter Asa Aarons has more information on consumer protection agencies, scam complaints and tips on how to protect yourself.

Watch the full report below.

Ask Asa: Top Consumer Scams

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