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Online shoppers scammed out of more than $2 billion this holiday season

Online shoppers scammed out of more than $2 billion this holiday season

POSTED: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 10:30pm

UPDATED: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 10:34pm

Online holiday shoppers got ripped off by more than $2 billion between November and December this year, according to the Consumer Fraud Center.

The CFC finds that cybercriminals took advantage of bargain hunters, selling them counterfeit clothing, accessories, toys, electronics, personal care and beauty items, CDs, DVDs and video games.

Think you've been scammed? Check with your credit card company to see if you have any recourse.

  

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