Look Out for Holiday Scams

(Undated) – Authorities remind the public to be on the lookout for scammers this holiday season. Scammers tend to be more active during this time of giving. According to Mark Huffman, with consumeraffairs.com, one of the most prevalent holiday scams is a caller asking for a donation to a phony charity. Other common calls this time of year revolve around debt and credit cards. The Better Business Bureau offers three tips to deal with scams. Keep a close eye on your financial statements and quickly dispute any unrecognized charges. Submit a report to BBB Scam Tracker, whether or not you lost money. File a complaint with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. To learn more about “holiday scams,” follow the link below.