Now it is gift card scams.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by woodmort, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. woodmort

    woodmort Songster

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    According to our Senator the latest is for people to copy down the security codes from the gift cards then when they are sold get on line and use them to buy stuff before the recipient can redeem them. I suggest when buying a card you make sure they are secured in a way that this can't happen or at least take one from the bottom of the stack. The stores that have racks of these cards are the worst.

  2. Baymule

    Baymule Songster

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    thanks.....I think......just bought a bunch off a rack.........[​IMG]
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Isnt the security code the spot that you have to scratch off on the back of the card ??
    If so.. just check the backs of cards before buying..

    This is good infot o know, Mort.. thanks!
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    My sister has bought me a number of 'gift cards' and when I go to redeem them, they are already used up.

    It's the thought that counts right?

  5. Quote:I read somewhere to make sure the gift card has not been used before you purchase it.

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