6 tips for shopping safely online

You've settled on the perfect gift for that special someone. On clearance from Bobsyouruncle45, the new laptop computer is going to cost you a mere $65. Getting your Visa card out of your wallet, you click over to the checkout page and get ready to seal this spectacular deal.

Not so fast.

If you don't know from whom you're buying, and are simply praying for good luck after sending your payment over the Web, you're setting yourself up -- and not just for losing money. You're risking your personal information, and it's time for a rude reality check. MSN Money - 6 tips for shopping safely online

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 5th March 2006 2:15AM