Better Business Bureau Releases 12 Scams of Christmas List

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The Better Business Bureau has released its annual 12 Scams of Christmas list which reveals what things New Yorkers should be aware of during the holidays.

The BBB says folks should keep an eye out for misleading social media ads, fake shipping notifications, look-alike websites and scams involving temporary holiday jobs. They also say when making a purchase or donation online, avoid using methods of payment such as prepaid debit or gift cards as well as wire or e-transfers. Anyone who spots a scam can report it by visiting

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