Tips To Avoid Scams During The Holidays With Steve Bernas From The Better Business Bureau

Pete McMurray

An online shopper searches different sites, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, from Miami. Unfortunately, there’s no time like the holidays for fraud. Online shopping is convenient and popular, for shoppers and scammers alike. Experts suggest restricting your purchases to reputable vendors, and be wary of lookalike websites, where the name of a well-known brand is slightly off. Also, don’t click on emails and links from unfamiliar senders, and make payments only on secure sites indicated by a lock symbol or “https” in the web address. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Steve Bernas from the Better Business Bureau joins Pete McMurray to discuss the latest signs to look out for when it comes to donations and scams. What should you do when it comes to returning your holiday gifts? What should you do if you come across a scam? Steve’s got all those answers and more!

 

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Pete McMurray
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Pete McMurray was number 6 out of 12 kids and  graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. (Click for more.)
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