How to Tell if a Website is Legit & Online Shopping Scams | Tech Tip Tuesday

How to Tell if a Website is Legit & Online Shopping Scams | Tech Tip Tuesday

You put something in your online shopping cart, you checkout, and you receive it in the mail several days later. That’s how online shopping usually works. But what’s happening behind the scenes?

Online shopping scams are rampant, especially in a time where we are all staying home as much as possible. It’s important to know the red flags to look for before entering your personal information and making a purchase. Let’s see what updates Dani has for us on online shopping scams this December!

00:00 – Intro
00:36 – Online shopping red flags
4:12 – Let’s review a website together!
7:17 – What should you do if you’ve been scammed?

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📰 ICDSoft, “What are the Most Popular TLDs/Domain Extensions in 2020?” —
📰, “Avoid Shifty, Sketchy Websites” —
📰 SECTIGOStore, “How to Tell If a Website is Legit in 10 Easy Steps” —
📰 US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), “FBI Sees Rise in Online Shopping Scams” —
📰 FBI, “Internet Crime Complain Center IC3” —
📰 FBI, “Field Offices” —
📰 US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), “Recovering From Identity Theft” —

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  1. Aedan Xd on October 3, 2021 at 7:57 am

    Man i just ordered a 85 dollar oculus quest 2 from a website that was registered in july of this year im probably not gonna get it.

  2. TylerAnimated on October 3, 2021 at 7:59 am

    I need help. Do you know if Pigsra is legit? It’s new site but seems legit, has the secure lock, ends with .com and HTTPS, and it’s apparently a toy site. It sells random toys, and one of these is like 50$ cheaper than retail. Although, they’ve been in circulation for at least 3-4 years so they’re not really that rare anymore. Plus, they have an email, physical address and phone number to contact them. So, honestly, I’m not sure. They have a few red flags, but those are semi canceled out by the usual normal flags.

  3. Jordan Frechette on October 3, 2021 at 7:59 am

    bruh i just spent $130 on shoes from a scam site

  4. Luckdoggz on October 3, 2021 at 7:59 am

    Thank you soo much I almost got scammed for 6k. LIFE SAVER

  5. SALAH Bismarck on October 3, 2021 at 8:01 am


  6. DarthOtter 117 on October 3, 2021 at 8:02 am

    I just wanted to say thank you for this. I used the tips in this video and found a website that was trying to scam myself and many others. Thank you again.

  7. Sedativ on October 3, 2021 at 8:02 am

    I gave all my personal data to a suspicious website. They didn’t charge my card right away, so when i realised site could be a scam, I immidiately called my bank and cancelled that card, and now I have to wait 10 days to get a new card.
    I was so scared. Everithing seems fine for now, I hope new card number will prevent scamers from causing me harm. I will check regularly my bank account to see if there is any suspicious activity.

    I feel so stupid!! Lesson well learned.
    Thanks for this video. This stuff is so important!

  8. Julie Molina on October 3, 2021 at 8:03 am

    Thank you so much for this! I have recently ordered some shoes from a suspicious website, I saw the red flags but I ignored them. I could have payed with PayPal but I didn’t have it at that time so I used my credit card. It delivered to another state. I emailed them and guess what happened “email not found”. Then I found you and thank you so much for the info. I do have a question though, so I’ve obviously been scammed but it has https it has the “S” in it. So does it mean my info is safe.?

  9. Pet Bull on October 3, 2021 at 8:03 am

    Great vid. However I wonder if the anonymity is so crazy people won’t call and bother employees.
    I have managed big customer service organizations, and every so often a lunatic would pop up who would call anyone they could locate in any directory to scream and yell about politics, how they hate the ceo, or some other conspiracy theory.

  10. Anthology the anthology on October 3, 2021 at 8:04 am

    I think my situation is somewhat unique but realistically could be. I was on this site I immediately salivated at their clothes it was the best site I ever seen some of their prices were too good to be true but some made perfect sense. I promise I’m not gullible. For some reason I never bought anything. This
    Website was THE MOST THOUROUGHLY put together unlike any scam site I ever seen. I feel betrayed and heartbroken. All I want to know is where did they get their pictures I’m not cheap I’ll buy the actual stuff at the real prices. I’m just disturbed. I just want to know where’s the origin of these clothes.

  11. sebs on October 3, 2021 at 8:07 am

    could you check if oculus gear is a scam? i recently bought something from there

  12. Duane Googe on October 3, 2021 at 8:08 am

    Please talk a little slower. Great information but your words run together.

  13. B3ASTKING23 l on October 3, 2021 at 8:09 am

    I was gonna spend 3 bands on a site to grab some bags

  14. 𝐹𝓁💗𝓇 on October 3, 2021 at 8:11 am

    Is “Esensbuy” a scammed website? I wanna but I backpack for school but idk if it’s a scam or not??

  15. Aiden Seay on October 3, 2021 at 8:14 am

    Does anyone know if rtbshopper is a scam?

  16. Underworld on October 3, 2021 at 8:16 am

    I really need help

  17. Mystic on October 3, 2021 at 8:17 am

    I literally just fell for the oculus factory scam. I realized it was in my scam inbox and tried getting a refund. I contacted my bank but I feel so dumb for falling for it. Especially since I didn’t look more and trusted it. I wouldn’t have done it if paypal didn’t show up since it did I felt safe. Fuuuuuuuu-

  18. Julian Loreto on October 3, 2021 at 8:17 am

    I order an oculus and it was a scam now my money drained and I’m grounded 😔

  19. Stay Woke on October 3, 2021 at 8:20 am

    Even big, well known sites have scammers! I made an order via ebay and the seller didn’t ship the item. I never received a tracking number. I don’t know if ebay "removed" her or not but yeah. Ebay reimbursed me after disputing with proof of payment. I was shocked as I’d made many previous orders before with no problems.

  20. Leonardo Flores on October 3, 2021 at 8:20 am

    If I found out that I’ve been scammed almost a month later is it still possible to reverse the payment that I made?

  21. rhinoman1984 on October 3, 2021 at 8:21 am

    Another TLD to avoid is ".shop" the newest the trend that online scammers are doing is creating a chain of Fraud Websites that they advertise on social media and put YOUR email address on the CONTACT US page of the Fraud sites so they can’t be traced back. Meanwhile you’re the one that has to explain to hundreds of scam victims that they have been scammed and you’re not in on it either.

  22. xinlin on October 3, 2021 at 8:22 am

    Are Ads a scam? Like for example when I search something I wanna buy and I click on something else that says “ Ad”
    What if I ordered and they did sent me an email about my order after I payed.

  23. xtreme alex on October 3, 2021 at 8:25 am

    I orded an oculus for 85 dolkarsvim nit sure if its a scam i ordered it like yesterday ill be suprised if i get it

  24. Jennifer Loves Make-up, Nails, Hair & Lashes on October 3, 2021 at 8:27 am

    I was weary about ordering those ‘Born Again’ dolls. The site I wanted to order from had so many red flags. I almost said "Thr heck with it!" but eh, I did not want to go through a headache, I’d never hear the end if it from my partner. He got scammed once, ordered me some weight loss patches. Man he was really going through it for awhile there.

  25. Connor Moore on October 3, 2021 at 8:30 am

    Hi Dani lol this is so wild I stumbled on this

  26. aarya ozarde on October 3, 2021 at 8:30 am

    omg this channel is so underrated

  27. Lazaro Cruz on October 3, 2021 at 8:32 am

    Idk if i should buy from pacific discounts!!!?

  28. Dinari Bennett on October 3, 2021 at 8:32 am

    She lowkey bad😭

  29. Jagshe on October 3, 2021 at 8:32 am

    I just ordered a 70 dollar chucky doll that usually costs 500 on a website called Lafmil, they emailed me saying they will process it. Do you think it’s legit i’m nervous

  30. Yahshua Messiah on October 3, 2021 at 8:34 am


  31. Jackie Brown on October 3, 2021 at 8:35 am

    Subscribed as soon as u began talking . Love it. Thanks!!!!

  32. Lollipuppi on October 3, 2021 at 8:38 am

    Could you help me with the shop ‘Epiclyshop’?

  33. Arun Kumar on October 3, 2021 at 8:39 am

    Nice speech and looking gorgeous😍😍

  34. Jaz on October 3, 2021 at 8:41 am

    I should’ve looked at this before I messed up. My dad bought an oculus quest 2 for my birthday from this oculus overstock store site because it was at $99. Now I just realize we got scammed and I’m not gonna experience vr ever

  35. elyas al elyas on October 3, 2021 at 8:43 am

    whats up dahhh

  36. StrWrsNerd FN2189 on October 3, 2021 at 8:44 am

    Have you seen the website evonms? Is it legit?

  37. CK_isaiah YT on October 3, 2021 at 8:45 am

    Do solnhof scam?

  38. Original Phanta on October 3, 2021 at 8:49 am

    Thank u so much ❤❤

  39. Bob Johnson on October 3, 2021 at 8:49 am

    IMHO I wish youwould have talked a little slower
     like when you are making an important point.
    Thank you so much for posting the video.

  40. Alton Landry on October 3, 2021 at 8:50 am

    USD there you GO !

  41. Karen Cheatwood on October 3, 2021 at 8:50 am

    I love this episode. The only one I watched so far. I did subscribe because you’re adorable and so savvy. Thanks for your work.

  42. Aidan Medina on October 3, 2021 at 8:51 am

    i got scammed

  43. B3ASTKING23 l on October 3, 2021 at 8:51 am

    She literally said and warned me ahead n before time with what my decisions were I had in mind,thank you woman but you smart match my fly n I want you follow me on the gram…trapaholic_ya_digg

  44. aparach on October 3, 2021 at 8:53 am

    I found this website at FB ad and was thinking how FB did not see this scammed ad?

  45. Kamini on October 3, 2021 at 8:54 am

    Thx cuz I found this MCM belt for 80% off original price was 295$ it can down to 32$

  46. Perry Falcon on October 3, 2021 at 8:55 am

    My mom bought a vr headset from vrworld and it was 300 dollars off and we got a email for the recite and I’m waiting for the package

  47. summer sky on October 3, 2021 at 8:56 am

    if i purchased from a scam website using my paypal, are my information still safe? :(( the website looked so legit i made a purchase without doing a quick review for any scams…