Did you know that, according to the Guardian, about 34% of all scams are online fraud? It is not surprising that many people are wondering whether or not it is possible to shop safely online. Rest assured, it is not only possible but easy if you know what to look out for, and what to avoid. Here is our three point online safety guide to help you navigate through the turns and twists of the internet.
1. What Emails Should I Avoid?
Interestingly, what is known as the Nigerian Letter Fraud, where an individual from Nigeria asks individuals to transfer money for them, accounts for almost 3% of all internet scams. Overall, email is the source of 10% of online fraud. Be suspicious of any offer to make money quick. Think about it. There are millions of people out of work, yet someone is hunting you down with th