By Janet Lundquist “Don't let online shopping scams ruin holiday cheer” Sun-times media.
Accessed December 5, 2010
Many people are too busy this holiday season to go out to buy gifts and as a result, online shopping has become more and more popular. The most attractive aspect is the convenience, in that one can do all their holiday shopping from the comforts of home. This article makes online holiday shoppers aware of the possible scams. The first key rule of shopping on line is “if it’s too good to be true, it probably is.” By sure not to click or download anything that you are not familiar with, especially avoid any e-mails from unknown companies. When purchasing online, be sure to identify if the information you are entering is relevant and never give out your social security. When shopping for gifts online this holiday season, be sure it doesn’t ruin your holiday cheer.