Online shopping scams on the rise

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It could be an add you see on social media. It could be one that pops up while you're on Google or Bing. Then there's the free trial offers.

The Better Business Bureau says online shopping scams now top its list of riskiest types of fraud. These scams jumped from number four on the list in 2016 to number one last year.

Click the above video to learn more and find out how you can protect yourself.

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