DOVER – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden advised Delaware consumers to take several steps to protect themselves during this year’s holiday shopping season that starts this week.
“This is a special time of year, but unfortunately, it is also the time of year when consumer s need to be especially vigilant,” Biden said. “Consumers who believe they have been victimized by fraud should contact my office’s Consumer Protection Unit immediately.”
This holiday season, according to ComScore, U.S. consumers are expected to spend $61 billion online, a significant increase from 2013.
Biden recommends the following tips for consumers purchasing holiday gifts online:
Biden’s Consumer Protection Unit can be reached by calling 800-220-5424 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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