Better Business Bureau offices all around the country are sharing their top complaints for 2009. While they vary slightly in order, nearly all list the same types of scams. Here are the top scams of 2009:
- Advance Fee Loans
- Door-to-Door Sales
- Friend/Family in Distress
- H1N1 Flu Scams
- Home Improvement Scams
- Lottery and Fake Check Scams
- Job Hunter Scams
- Mystery Shopping
- Phishing E-mails
- Teeth-Whitening Offers
- Weight Loss Pill Free Trial Offers
We should all resolve to be better consumers in 2010 because I doubt the scammers are resolving to be better people in the coming year.
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