When buying items online, don’t pay by wire transfer, money order or gift cards.
Carrot has affiliate partnerships with some pretty huge brands. Carrot makes sure your cyber safety by only taking you to website landing pages verified by the sellers.
Fake websites usually use long URLs, suspicious contact options and improper grammar.
Fake websites will post positive testimonials. Therefore, always carefully read the negative reviews first. A trusted resource to check reviews is Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Another red flag when shopping online is when you come across a seller’s website with little to no information on the “About Us” and/or the “Contact Us” page.