Attorney General Ashley Moody News Release

November 28, 2022
Contact: Kylie Mason
Phone: (850) 245-0150

VIDEO: Attorney General Moody Issues Tips for Safe Online Shopping on Cyber Monday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Moody is urging Cyber Monday shoppers to watch out for online scams. Cyber Monday is traditionally one of the most popular online shopping days of the year—last year, consumers nationwide spent more than $10 billion. With millions expected to take advantage of online deals today, there is a chance that scammers may attempt to exploit unsuspecting shoppers. To help consumers avoid falling victim to more common scams, Attorney General Moody is issuing secure online shopping tips.

Attorney General Ashley Moody said, “With tens of millions expected to shop online this Cyber Monday, I want to urge caution. Scammers may try to take advantage of the increase in online shopping to steal money or financial information through various cybercrimes and schemes. To help protect Floridians, I am issuing consumer protection tips for secure online shopping.”

Attorney General Moody recommends consumers use the following tips to ensure a safe online-shopping experience:

Attorney General Moody recently released the 2022 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide, containing further tips for safe online shopping and how to avoid charity-related scams. The guide also contains a list of recalled items to be on the lookout for while holiday shopping this year. To access the guide, click here.

Scams at a Glance: ‘Tis the Season is a free resource with additional information and tips to protect financial and personal information during the holiday season.

To access Scams at a Glance: ‘Tis the Season in English, click here.

To access Scams at a Glance: ‘Tis the Season in Spanish, click here.