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Top 10 Business Scams of 2010

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The Better Business Bureau in Idaho has released their LIST OF THE TOP SCAMS AND RIPOFFS SEEN IN 2010. Click through the link to see details about each item and what they entail.

The main thing about any of these is that you should always have your common sense on when being introduced to something new.  Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is something to be a bit skeptical about.

  1. Acai Supplements and Other “Free” Trial Offers
  2. Stimulus/Government Grant Scams
  3. Robocalls – most often, regarding car warranty expirations
  4. Lottery/Sweepstakes Scam
  5. Job Hunter Scams
  6. Google Work from Home Scam
  7. Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue/Debt Assistance
  8. Mystery Shopping
  9. Over-Payment Scams
  10. Phishing e-mails/H1N1 spam