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Residents warned to be wary of potential scams during holidays


Last updated 12/20/2018 at 11:29pm

RIVERSIDE – The holidays open the door to all types of scams, and the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office warned residents to be particularly careful when making purchases via the internet, because cyber criminals are always looking for ways to exploit shoppers who aren’t keeping a close eye on their transactions.

The District Attorney’s Office anti-fraud unit urged residents who are making an online payment to consistently confirm that the website address they’re using is secure, which will be indicated by a padlock symbol in the URL or showing “https” at the beginni...

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