The race is on to list the 'Top 10 Scams of 2007'

As with any "Top 10" list, my first question is "says who?" As each year winds down, news organizations, websites, and bloggers race to discuss the top scams for the year. Some rely on government statistics, others use their own personal experience, and still others scour the internet for the most popular consumer scams.

So the lists are largely unscientific, but entertaining nonetheless. One of the first lists for 2007 is out, and it includes: