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Holiday Scams Are Ramping Up

From “paying it forward” pyramid gift schemes to fake temporary holiday jobs offers, and emails claiming ‘you’re a winner,’ as the holiday shopping season gets underway consumers are being warned about scams ramping up. The number one holiday scam, according to the Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker Risk Report, is the misleading advertisement you see while scrolling through your social media. If you see an offer for a luxury item or electronics that seems too good to be true, officials say it usually is.

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