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Arm yourself against this festive season's biggest online scams

Tue.16.Nov.2010 GMT
 
Arm yourself against this festive season's bigg...
RECORDED ON Tue.16.Nov.2010 GMT

If the thought of busy high street shops and manic last minute gift buying this Christmas is making you break out into a cold sweat, then doing your shopping online seems a great alternative. Unfortunately though, Christmas is the time of year when scams and scammers are at their worst as they target busy and stressed shoppers who don’t always have time to check the small print.

So to make sure you don’t end up disappointing your friends and family when your longed for gifts don’t show up, listen to our podcast for the top tips to avoid falling foul of the big scams doing the rounds this festive season and how not to become a victim.  

In this podcast, TV psychologist, Anjula Mutanda explains why parents are, unfortunately, most likely to fall victim to the annual Christmas scams, whilst Phil Kingsland from Know The Net provides you with the signs to look out for so you can avoid the traps.

For more information visit www.knowthenet.org.uk

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