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How to Find a Great Deal and Avoid Scammers on Cyber Monday


One Amazon fulfillment center is one of the busiest places on the planet thanks to Cyber Monday, which is expected to be bigger than ever with sales topping $3.3 billion.

"Last year on Cyber Monday customers ordered 54 million items, that is 629 items per second," Julie Law of Amazon told Inside Edition. "We think this year will be even bigger."

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Gap and Banana Republic are offering 50 percent off everything. Old Navy and J. Crew are offering 40 percent off its online orders. Target is slashing 15 percent off storewide. 

CNBC's Courtney Reagan told Inside Edition what items you can get a deal on.

"Things like tablets are going to be price competitive, if you are in the market for a new tablet like Samsung or Apple, you can get a deal. Televisions are as well," she said. 

Keep checking your favorite online stores for flash sales throughout the day and take advantage of free shipping by grouping purchases together.

Cyber Monday is also a big day for cybercrime. Security experts say there are hundreds of counterfeit store apps out there which can steal your credit card info.

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Gary Miliefsky a cyber security expert, told Inside Edition: “These counterfeit apps are so good, they give you a complete shopping cart experience down to the congratulations, your order is on its way — but then you never get your goods.”

IBM says to stay safe online shoppers should: Use different passwords for each online store, not to save your credit card info on websites, and use a special email address only for shopping.

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