After Black Friday and Small Business Saturday we'll be headed down the stretch towards Christmas with CYBER MONDAY.

Cyber Monday is the busiest online shopping day of the year. With plenty of deals on the world wide web. And the numbers from last year are kind of a big deal.

  • Online transactions on Cyber Monday (2017) reached a record $6.59 billion, according to Adobe Insights.
  • That marks a 16.8 percent increase from a year ago.
  • Mobile sales also for the first time reached $2 billion over a 24-hour period. (CNBC)

So where there's cash to made, there's fraud and identity theft to be committed. Here are some helpful tips to make sure you don't get scammed while online shopping on Monday.