As you probably already know, today is Cyber Monday, which is always the first Monday after Thanksgiving. I say "always" like Cyber Monday has been around forever, but it's only been called that since 2005.
Someone said to me recently "You sure do write a lot about scams and scammers." As I started to explain why, he quickly added "And I appreciate it. There are several you've written about that people I actually know have fallen for."
You've got phony charities out there trying to making you sorry for being altruistic, puppy fraud scams taking your money and giving you a broken heart, and now a couple of other scams are making headway, too.
The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois, and the BBB of Central Illinois are warning consumers about a variety of online retailers that do not deliver purchased merchandise, or deliver a product that is crafted from poor quality material that does not resemble what was advertised.