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Avoid scams this holiday season

 

December 15, 2021



If you’re doing online shopping this holiday season, be on the lookout for scammers trying to steal a deal, too!

During the 2020 holiday shopping season, the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3.gov) received more than 17,000 complaints regarding the non-delivery of goods, resulting in losses of more than $53 million. The FBI anticipates this number could increase this holiday season due to rumors of merchandise shortages and the ongoing pandemic.

Often when we talk about cyber crimes, we are referring to massive intrusions into financial institutions or ransomware attacks against lar...



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