BBB Says: Protect Yourself this Holiday Season


The BBB is sharing some additional information onholiday scams to protect yourself during this busy and stressful time that theholidays pose.

  • Identity theft at the mall: While you'restruggling with bags of presents, identity thieves are out there and see thisas an opportunity to steal your wallet or look over your shoulder to photographor copy your debit or credit card numbers, especially with the ability to takephotos with cell phones.

BBB Advice: Don't let yourself get bogged downin purchases or lose track of your wallet. Know where your credit anddebit cards are always and cover the key pad when entering your pin numberwhile purchasing items or getting money from an ATM. Make sure you putyour card back in your wallet after each purchase.