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Watch out for those online holiday scams: Talking Tech podcast


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Hey there listeners. It’s Brett Molina. Welcome back to Talking Tech. It’s the holiday season. You probably have already started shopping early. It also means the scammers are on top of this too. They’re everywhere it feels like. I can’t think of a day where I haven’t gotten an email or a text message or a phone call that is from someone trying to scam me out of money, whether it’s for a warranty on my car, something else, those scary, urgent emails that you get sent that make it sound like it’s so serious and it turns out that it’s just another way to try to extract money from you. My colleague, Jennifer Jolly, writes about this in a column that you can read on tech.USAtoday.com. It’s called Expect More Online Scams During The Holidays. Here’s how to spot them before it’s too late. We’ll talk about a couple of these here.

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