Scams target military — where to complain

Dear Servicemembers:

Have you been scammed by a company that claimed you were not in the military, when you were actually on active duty? Or that cheated you in some other way?

Such scams may be a violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, or other state or federal law. If this has happened to you, please let us know, or complain to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

The CFPB includes the Office of Servicemember Affairs, headed up by Holly Petreaus, wife of U.S. General David Petreaus — with the sole mission of protecting servicemembers and their families from financial scams.

Here’s where to complain:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau