protect yourself from scammers
Gift cards can ONLY be used as payment for the retailer on the front of the card.
|How scammers may contact you:
|Scammers demand payment with gift cards for:
Letter through US Postal Service
Taxes for winning a lottery
Help for someone in your religious or community organization
Hang up! Don’t respond!
No real business or government agency will ever ask you to pay them with gift cards.
HOW TO GET HELP OR REPORT A SCAM
If you think someone is trying to scam you, or that you have fallen victim to a scam, you’re not alone! Here’s where you can go for help or to report a scam:
Additional information and resources are available at scamspotter.org