Frank Cilona, with the Better Business Bureau, joined Gary Rivers Friday morning to talk about online scams.

Gary invited the BBB after a story came out this week about a woman in Green who was scammed for nearly $20,000 online.  The woman thought she had taken the proper precautions.

What went wrong?

What can you do to avoid being scammed?

Listen to this informative interview

Here are a couple of quick tips about buying things online:

  • Safely meet with the person you’re dealing with
  • Visit the product in person
  • Get all identifiable information about the sellers
  • If possible, use PayPal or a credit card when you buy.