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Ways to Avoid Gift Card Scams

Ways to Avoid Gift Card Scams

There have been a variety of scams people have fallen victim to when trying to redeem their gift cards. Here are a few tips and situations to help you avoid being ripped off of your money….

Warning! Beware of Fake Gift Card Balance Sites

Warning! Beware of Fake Gift Card Balance Sites

An article was just released on Thursday from the Consumerist about fake gift card balance sites that are looking to steal the value of your gift card. The sites were professionally designed and executed, but immediately…

Gift Card Fraud – 6 arrested in $1 million gift card scam

Gift Card Fraud – 6 arrested in $1 million gift card scam

Six women, who are being called by Police as “The Richmond Girls,” were arrested in Sacramento, CA for allegedly encoding stolen credit card information onto gift cards, then using them to buy more than $1 million…

Police, FBI arrest Kentucky woman for stealing $200,000 in gift cards

Police, FBI arrest Kentucky woman for stealing $200,000 in gift cards

An Evansville, Kentucky woman is in jail, after police said they found over $200,000 in stolen gift cards inside her home. According to police, the woman presented false information to a Kroger grocery store and attempted…

Gift Card Fraud & Scams Series – Part II

Gift Card Fraud & Scams Series – Part II

Gift Cards Stolen from the Mail at the Post Office In case you have not been following this series on Gift Card Fraud and Scams, Part I of the series, which was posted last week, talks…

Gift Card Fraud & Scams Series – Part I

Gift Card Fraud & Scams Series – Part I

Secret Credit Card Recording & Gift Card Windfall As I mentioned on May 10th, in celebration of the newly redesigned giftcardblogger.com, I will be running a four part series on Gift Card Fraud and Scams. I…