Lynchburg Police offer tips for shopping online during Cyber Monday

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Police in Lynchburg are warning residents to be careful when shopping online this holiday season.

Monday, Nov. 30, is Cyber Monday and is typically one of the busiest online shopping days of the year.

In the Facebook video below, “Katie the Fraud Lady” offers the following tips for online shopping.

  • Don’t save your credit card information online
  • Use third-party payment methods (PayPal, ApplePay, GooglePay, etc.)
  • Check with your bank to see if they offer purchase alerts
  • Be sure to shop on legitimate sites

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