CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – While you search for the best deal on those last-minute gifts, scammers are looking to take advantage.

We spoke with Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property/Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office and AnnMarie R. Highsmith the Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, to get some pointers on staying safe as you surf.