HOLIDAYS PRIME TIME FOR IDENTITY THEFT
Holidays are prime time for identity thieves. The BBB in North Alabama is warning residents not to fall for scams involving online shopping sites, bogus charities and phishing e-mails. “We’re all looking for a great deal online, but some sites offer electronics or luxury goods at prices that are too good to be true,” Mason said. “Every holiday season BBB hears from holiday shoppers who paid for a supposedly great deal online, but received nothing in return.