How to prevent holiday scams


(WKBN)- Every year thousands of people get scammed over the holidays.

This is something we talk about every year because scammers are always finding new ways to trick people out of money. Brooke spoke with the Better Business Bureau about what they see this time of year and how to prevent yourself from becoming the next victim of a scam.

The biggest advice they have is to be careful where you’re shopping at. They’ve already had reports from people purchasing items from non reputable retailers online.

According to the Better Business Bureau, they’re seeing a lot of shortages for high ticket items, especially those with a chip, because of the supply chain issues.

They say if you’re not seeing these items at the big box stores. They can almost guarantee the other retailers don’t have the items too.

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