It's the holidays, and while legitimate retailers are eager to get you to spend, so are scammers. According to the Federal Trade Commission, scams cost consumers a whopping $53 million during the 2020 shopping season, and it only expects that number to rise this year. Scammers' favorite way to target unsuspecting shoppers: Fraudulent emails, which just edged out fake websites for the No. 1 spot. Always remember: An odd-looking website or too-good-to-be-true deal might be the work of scammer rather than an e-commerce amateur. These 11 red flags can help shoppers stay safe.