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AARP Oklahoma warns consumers about holiday shopping scams

 

December 5, 2021



According to a newly released AARP Fraud Watch Network survey, many Oklahomans may be opening themselves up to fraud risks as they shop this holiday season. Popular holiday scams include online shopping scams, scams involving gift cards and shipping scams, according to survey results.

Key findings from the survey:

• 78% of Oklahomans have been targeted by or experienced at least one form of fraud in the past.

• 71% of Oklahomans will use their debit cards this holiday season (credit cards and digital wallets are safer online).

• 61% of Oklahomans plan to purchase gift cards as a hol...



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