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BBB has advice that can help you avoid scams when shopping online, at the mall or elsewhere.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising consumers to stay alert during the holiday season to avoid falling prey to scammers poised to pounce on careless or overburdened shoppers.
The Consumer Fraud Task Force alerts consumers to some common online scams that have victimized buyers during the holidays.
Holidays can be hectic, and scammers are counting on harried consumers letting down their guard, whether shopping online, juggling packages at the mall or simply reading their e-mail.