Saturday, 13 June 2015

FBI: Be Alert For Fraud With Gift Cards

The FBI Internet users warned to auction sites where vouchers are offered. In recent years, the market for used "gift cards" has grown. However, this has also attracted criminals, warns the intelligence. So users of these sites may be affected by various types of scams involving gift cards are bought or sold.

Also, consumers are advised to be alert for messages on social media that offer vouchers or gift certificates that are too good to be true. The warning gives the FBI several tips that consumers can avoid becoming victims of fraud, such as only buying and selling parties with a good reputation and not providing the PIN until the transaction is completed.

No comments:

Post a Comment