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Better Business Bureau Cautions Safe Shopping On Cyber Monday

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From the mall, to the local mom and pop shops and now to the web, the holiday shopping focus moves to Cyber Monday tomorrow.

Online retailers are cutting prices in what experts say has become an even more popular shopping day than Black Friday.

While Cyber Monday shoppers avoid the cold and the crowds, they do face the danger of scams and identity theft.

The Better Business Bureau recommends you only shop on trustworthy, recognizable websites.

You can check out the reputation of online sellers at www.BBB.org.

While there are some good savings, if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is, especially on popular items.

Experts also say to be weary of e-mails claiming to be from retailers reporting problems with orders and asking for financial information.

It's also better to shop with a credit card, so charges can be disputed if the item is not delivered.

Shoppers are advised to keep a close eye on their credit card statements for any suspicious activity, and to keep all documentation of their purchases.

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