The season for giving is also the season for stealing by online scammers. They may use the names of prominent companies or organizations to grab attention.
Busy, high-spending times are precisely the time for crooks.
Some of the top holiday scams include bogus websites offering fantastic bargain prices. Don’t trust a site or name you don’t know. In crowds at the mall watch for pickpockets. Keep wallets in a closed purse or in a pocket with a hand over it. Bogus charity collectors — simply do research. And emails promising non-existent seasonal jobs that ask to pay a fee.
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