Are homeowners getting more gullible? According to the Council of Better Business Bureaus, home repair rip-offs are on the rise–up 60 percent over the past five years. Reader’s Digest lists the five biggest scams as:

Leaky Roof Wrangling
Basement Boondoggle
Termite Trap
Chimney Sweep Swindle
Mold Mayhem

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Credit: Reader’s Digest