Gift Card Scams at Holiday Time

Posted on 12/16/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2014 CONTACT:  Cynthia J. Fagyas, (602) 262-5165 By: Virginia Brant, AARP Arizona Interim State President Buying a gift card for someone during the holiday season can be a good option if you’re stumped on what to get them.  But scammers may also be targeting gift cards by siphoning them of their funds before they are gifted. Here’s how it works— scammers scan a store gift-card rack and access the number off the card. Once the card …