Black Friday: law enforcement agencies offer top tips for holiday shoppers

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 3:08 pm

MORGANTON – For North Carolina holiday shoppers Black Friday is opening day of gift-hunting season. In the midst of the hustle and bustle, state and local authorities are asking consumers to stay vigilant of their own personal and financial safety.

N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper, the Better Business Bureau of Central North Carolina and the Burke County Sheriff’s Office have released their top tips for safe shopping during the holiday season this year. By following a series of common sense steps, they say, shoppers can avoid the hassle of nonreturnable items, orders that never arrive, theft and even personal injury.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.

The following services are print only and offer no digital access

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 828-437-2161. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.

The following services are print only and offer no digital access

Sign up for free email alerts

Follow us on Facebook