North Carolina Department of Justice

North Carolina Department of Justice

North Carolina Department of Justice
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Scammers never take a holiday

Monday, November 26, 2012


Holiday shopping is in full swing and millions of Americans are participating in Cyber Monday sales today. Check out our tips to avoid scams and nasty surprises if you plan to shop online. Nothing can ruin your holiday spirit faster than getting ripped off by a crook who is determined to play the Grinch. Stay on guard, and shop smart and safe this holiday. And if you plan to make charitable donations this holiday season, our tips on giving wisely can help you make sure that your dollars get into the right hands.
 
If you have been the victim of a scam, contact the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General’s office at 1-877-NO-SCAM.  For more information on how to protect yourself against scams, visit www.ncdoj.gov.