Online holiday scams are expected to become more rampant as Christmas and New Year kick. Experts warned that people should be more careful when online shopping, especially when the deals are too good to be true.  

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Now, AARP released a new study revealing how online scammers affected many residents in the United States. Based on research, online fraudsters tried to fool around 229 million Americans back in 2020. 

This means that 9 out of 10 individuals were targeted by these fraudsters. On the other hand, USA Today recently published a tech podcast that explains how these online scams happen during the holiday season. 

How to NOT Become Online Holiday Scam Victim 

The latest podcast episode of Brett Molina, one of the trending news reports of USA Today, explained that the first sign of an online holiday scam offers gift cards.

How to NOT Become Online Holiday Scam Victim: Follow These Steps Before It's Too late

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