Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Shopping during the holiday season can be exhilarating if you find a treasured item for a bargain price, but it can also be a nightmare if the gift never arrives, you’re mugged on the way to the car or your bank account is drained by a phishing scam. Here are a few tips and resources to help keep you, your purchases and your finances safe.

Attorney General McKenna shares Shopper Survival Tips.

The Better Business Bureau offers Safety Tips for Visiting Santa Sites  and Suggestions for Safe Shopping

      

Herb Weisbaum reports which companies landed on the ‘naughty’ or ‘nice’ list and encourages you not to be fooled by discounts off the ‘list price’.  

New Day NW featured Shopping Season Self Defense:

      
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