Right before shoppers sit at their computers waiting for the perfect holiday deal, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry advises shoppers to be mindful of the deals they take part in.
Cyber Monday, Nov. 27, has gained momentum over the last few years as an alternative to Black Friday deals. According to AG Landry's office, some of those deals aren't what they claim to be.
"Online shopping is a great way to avoid crowded stores on Black Friday; however, shoppers should be diligent in vetting websites to ensure their authenticity," said General Landry, in a news release. "On Cyber Monday, and every day, it is important for consumers to practice safe online behavior and take the appropriates steps to protect themselves from scams."
General Landry offers these tips to best protect yourself and your finances:
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