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The Internet can be a wonderful tool for finding what you want, whether it’s information or something to buy. But the Internet is also home to criminals and scammers.
Before you bid in an online auction or order something online, read our tips to make sure you get what you pay for.
When you use the Internet, it’s important to guard your privacy and protect your identity. You also want to steer clear of scams that spread online and through email, like phishing emails that try to get you to give up your personal information.
Some Internet threats can hurt more than just your bank balance. Predators use the Internet to find and lure child victims. 

Watch Attorney General Josh Stein's Internet Safety video, and learn more about Internet safety to help protect your family.