The BBB is sharing some additional information on
holiday scams to protect yourself during this busy and stressful time that the
Identity theft at the mall: While you're
struggling with bags of presents, identity thieves are out there and see this
as an opportunity to steal your wallet or look over your shoulder to photograph
or copy your debit or credit card numbers, especially with the ability to take
photos with cell phones.
BBB Advice: Don't let yourself get bogged down
in purchases or lose track of your wallet. Know where your credit and
debit cards are always and cover the key pad when entering your pin number
while purchasing items or getting money from an ATM. Make sure you put
your card back in your wallet after each purchase.