Online holiday scams are expected to become more rampant as Christmas and New Year kick. Experts warned that people should be more careful when online shopping, especially when the deals are too good to be true.
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TOPSHOT – Customers queue outside Selfridges department store ahead of the Boxing Day sale in central London on December 26, 2018. – Troubled UK high-street retailers shed almost 150,000 jobs this year, hit by high business property taxation, flagging growth and rising online sales, a study showed this week. (Photo by Niklas HALLE’N / AFP)
Now, AARP released a new study revealing how online scammers affected many residents in the United States. Based on research, online fraudsters tried to fool around 229 million Americans back in 2020.
This means that 9 out of 10 individuals were targeted by these…