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    Source: CN Digital Studio There's no denying the ultimate convenience of shopping online. Thanks to the world wide web, you can buy movie tickets in your underwear, Louboutins at 2am and groceries from an iPhone. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be careful. Hidden within this burgeoning community of e-tailers are plenty of shady operations, each designed to take advantage of unsuspecting customers. But getting scammed is one hundred percent avoidable. Here are six safety tips for fraud free internet ordering.

    1. Stop the scam before it starts. We can not emphasize this enough: if you aren't familiar with the seller or store, DO YOUR RESEARCH. Ninty-nine point nine percent of the time you will be protected by well-known companies such as Macy's or Zappos. (Yes, we know Zappos' security was recently breached—we'll address that situation in rule number 2.) But smaller boutiques offer less assurance. Without the solid evidence that a brick and mortar provides, you will have to dig a little deeper. Start simple: Google the name of the company in question and try looking it up on shopping-centric sites, like Consumer Reports, Racked or right here, on If you are still dubious, attempt searching the name again with "scam" at the end. If you are dealing with fraud, chances are another unsatisfied customer has already reported it. Also, calling always helps. If you can never get an actual person on th...

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