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Consumer alert: Retail coupon scams [Video]

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Alia talks with tim maniscalo, president and ceo of the better business bureau of central indiana.

Online shopping has seen an increase during the pandemic as more people are choosing to use the internet, rather than physically being in store.

Scammers are also using this boost as an opportunity to prey on your money and personal information.

How it works: – post may circulate on social media – claims to hold exclusive coupons or offers for popular stores, like trader joe's – people click and reshare the post – coupon links take person to third party site and requires personal information to get the offer – entering info leaves you at risk to hacking, malware attacks how to stay safe: – be skeptical – look at the expiration date – verify source – check to see if website is secure (should be an "s" after http in the url) – …

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Shopify soars as pandemic pushes more businesses to e-commerce [Video]

The Ottawa headquarters of Canadian e-commerce company Shopify is pictured on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The Canadian Press The rush of small businesses into e-commerce during the pandemic helped Shopify Inc.‘s revenue double last quarter as its shares continued to soar upward, weeks after becoming Canada’s most valuable company. Revenue for the quarter ending June […]