Beter Business Bureau Alert: LOL Surprise!

On Monday, the Better Business Bureau issued a consumer alert regarding a scam that involves a popular line of children’s Christmas toy.
Found on many kid’s holiday wish list this year are dolls and dollhouses marketed under the name of “L.O.L. Surprise!” – and it comes as no surprise that scammers are using the toy’s popularity to scam parents out of their money through phony online websites.
The BBB Scam Tracker has seen a significant upswing in reports of consumers buying the products online in “last minute deals” or “flash sales” and never receiving the items. For tips about avoiding scams this holiday season, go to .