by National Consumers League staff
Today is Cyber Monday, the day retailers herald as seeing the most Internet-based shopping activity. In fact, some are going so far as to expect that more money will change hands (from consumers to merchants) than did even on Black Friday.
If so many Americans are avoiding the mall and shopping online, how do they know whether they’re perusing the virtual “aisles” of reputable merchants or about to fall victim to the sophisticated scams of con artists operating online? By getting to know our tips for shopping online safely, that’s how!