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FBI offers tips on how to avoid holiday scams

 

December 6, 2017



Federal Bureau of Investigation officials in Oregon are offering the following advice to state residents about building a digital defense against shopping scams over the holidays.

Start by thinking of all those things on your shopping list.

New purse for mom or new gadget for dad?

Tickets to a Blazer game or concert, maybe?

Perhaps the hot new toy that is impossible to find?

How about some gift cards, preferably at a discount?

Never fear: Everything that you want is just a click away – or so the scam artist wants you to think.

Fake websites are prevalent this time of year. You sear...



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