AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s attorney general said the top consumer complaint in the state revolves around car sales.

That’s according to a list released by Attorney General Janet Mills of the top 10 consumer complaints in the past year.

The second-top complaint involved sweepstakes, prize promotions and similar types of scams, followed by complaints about landlord-tenant disputes.

Other top complaint categories included home repair and construction services; furniture and appliance sales; satellite TV sales and services; and telecommunications slamming, where charges are added to bills without authorization.

Mills said Maine has numerous laws in place to protect consumers, and that people should educate themselves before signing contracts and be wary of high-pressure phone solicitations.

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