Friday, November 18, 2016

Happy Holidays, or How Not to Get Scammed Online This Season

Protect yourself against online shopping scams by watching for these 10 telltale signs...

Many mom-and-pop retail stores maintain websites for selling their wares, and some entrepreneurs create online-only stores that ship products directly from warehouses. Unfortunately, scammers also use ecommerce as an opportunity to take shoppers' personal and financial information from afar. An odd-looking site or too-good-to-be-true deal might be the work of scammer rather than an ecommerce amateur. The following 10 signs can help shoppers distinguish between the two. more