At ScamAlerts.info we care about you and your security on the internet and we want you to browse and make your purchases quiet, without fear of being scammed. That’s why we show you the scams and frauds that we collect and publish tips and tricks to avoid them.
The internet continues to reshape the way we shop, with retail apps and social media stores adding to consumers’ online options. Cybercriminals are keeping pace. Online purchasing was the most common scam type reported to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in 2018, representing 1 in 5 complaints.
Clothing, cosmetics, electronics and pet goods are among the most common products in shopping scams, according to the BBB, and, not surprisingly, these frauds flourish during the holiday season. You need not forgo the ease and endless selection of online shopping, but these precautions can help you make sure you get what you pay for.