Holiday Fraud - BBB Says Be Extra Cautious at This Time of Year

December 12, 2016

Whether shopping, donating, or travelling, there's no time like the holidays for fraud.

"Scammers are opportunists and, unfortunately, at the holidays we give them plenty of opportunities," said Katherine Hutt, a spokeswoman for the Better Business Bureau. She says the most important thing people can do is be aware of possible scams and to be extra cautious at this time of year.

Read more about common types of holiday frauds and tips on how to avoid them at the Associated Press.