Scammers love impersonating the Internal Revenue Service, the FBI and Social Security. Why not add Black Friday shoppers to the list, too?

'Tis the season for elaborate scams to trick and defraud shoppers

Con artists are making millions of dollars going to major retailers to engage in a variety of gift card scams. 

Oddly enough, retailers are being warned that sophisticated scammers could target online Black Friday deals in highly automated schemes that use fraudulent accounts created with stolen data and fictitious identities.

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