WASHINGTON (NEWS10) – Senator Chuck Schumer is warning individuals about “Grinch Bots” as we head towards the vacations.
The bots are the identical cyber scalpers that scoop up tickets to sporting occasions and Broadway exhibits then flip round and promote them at a better worth.
Apparently, they’re now doing the identical factor with vacation presents. That signifies that fashionable vacation presents that may see for lower than $20 and are being inflated to greater than a $1,000.
Senator Schumer is looking on the Nationwide Retail Federation and different retail lenders to dam the bots.