BBB Lists Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2010

Job hunters and financially-strapped families are targets of scams in tough economy.

January 4, 2011 – St. Paul, MN – The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) released a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010 today. Job hunters and those struggling to get out of debt were common targets of fraudsters, hackers, and deceptive offers in this tough economy.

“With the economy still on the mend, scammers had a field day targeting struggling families who were looking for work and trying to make ends meet,” said Dana Badgerow, president and CEO of the BBB. “While some of the most popular scams are perennial problems that have always plagued consumers, some new additions to the list are signs of our challenging economic times.”

Following, in no particular order, is the BBB’s list of top scams and rip-offs that took advantage of consumers and small business owners across the United States in 2010:  Click Here For Full Article