Thursday February 20, 2020

Online shoppers warned about fraudsters' net

More than €290 billion lost each year worldwide because of cybercrime, writes Charlie Taylor.

22nd December, 2013
Irish online shoppers need to be vigilant, as fraudulent websites are on the increase.

With the last run of Christmas shopping under way and New Year sales around the corner, Irish online shoppers need to be vigilant.

Online shopping has undoubtedly become safer for Irish consumers over the past few years, but a recently released report shows that fraud is a growing problem.

Those making purchases from websites hosted overseas are particularly likely to encounter it.

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