BBB's Top 10 Scams, Schemes and Rip-Offs of 2010

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Job hunters, consumers trying to dig themselves out of debt and those desperate to earn some extra money on the side were frequent victims of fraudsters, hackers and dishonest businesses in 2010, according to a list of the year's top 10 scams just published by the Better Business Bureau.

"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," Stephen A. Cox, President and CEO of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, said in a statement.