Holiday Shopping Precautions
This time of year, scam artist take advantage of the giving spirit.
While shopping, consumer experts say you should be careful with your bags located in your car.
He says also beware of people collecting money on the street corners.
Collins says, shoppers should also watch your own giving spirit. "During this time of the year scam artist are out there trying to separate you from your money because it’s a great time, you are in a giving mood, you're spending money and hopefully cheerful." Collins also adds scammers usually don't want to answer many questions about their product or service.
Always check a business's BBB Business Review, at www.bbb.org , before making a purchase in the store or online. Make sure that the company has a physical address and telephone number.