LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Amazon’s annual Prime Day is just the start of what’s expected to be a busy online shopping season because of concerns with COVID-19 and shopping in-person.
With more internet traffic, scammers are on the prowl to take advantage of shoppers searching for the best deal. The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, southern Indiana and western Kentucky has already received complaints from shoppers worried they got ripped off.
“Because of COVID, people are shopping online. They’re looking for deals online," said Reanna Smith-Hamblin, president and CEO of the local BBB. "Gosh, people are already starting their holiday shopping. And scammers know that."
Smith-Hamblin said some of the more common complaints her office is hearing right now include not receiving the correct item in the mail, not receiving anything in the mail or not being able to return an item. She suggests all shoppers should be cautious and …