Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for.
In addition to good times with family and friends, the holiday season brings a number of potential threats for consumers. Here is some advice, provided by the Better Business Bureau.
Watch your wallet – Don’t become so distracted when making purchases that you leave your purse, wallet or shiny new iPhone unattended; it takes just a moment for a thief to swoop in and ruin your day. Also, do not leave your credit cards in open view for too long. Criminals have been known to jot down card numbers and use the information to make unauthorized charges.