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Avoiding Super Bowl scams

Created: 01/29/2014 4:31 AM WHEC.com

As Americans prepare to spend an estimated $12-billion on televisions, food and gear for Sunday's Super Bowl celebration, experts are warning about game-day scams.

Experts at "Mark Monitor", a brand protection firm, caution against buying into deals that seem too good to be true. They say look for typos in the website name and avoid searching for keywords like "cheap" or "discount" that let scammers know you're looking for a bargain.



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