Spotting scams disguised as Black Friday deals

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – There will be plenty of sales and ads vying for your attention before and during Black Friday, but how can you tell when someone is trying to rip you off?

On Wednesday, Matt Krueger of the New York State Better Business Bureau joined us with some tips on how you can avoid scammers.

“They’re quick, they’re smart, they’re smart and if only they could take their talents and do something good with their time instead of ripping us off,” Krueger said during the interview with News 4’s Jordan. Norkus.

Krueger discussed why people should look for “amazing” deals and told us about other red flags while shopping. More information in the video above.

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award, JANY Award and Emmy nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here i follow him on Twitter.

Jordan Norkus is an anchor who has been part of the News 4 team since 2021. See more of her work here.

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