Fraudsters love prepaid cards and it seems they’re especially fond of iTunes cards lately. According to a warning from the Federal Trade Commission, the cards are the newest payment method of choice for scammers.
Consumer Fraud Forum Blog
Let’s play out a scenario that you are very likely to experience very soon. You get text message on your phone saying suspicious activity has been detected on your bank account.
Although every consumer advocacy group in the country advises consumers to hang up when we get calls like our victim received, she didn’t. She’ll admit it seems crazy now but the callers were really convincing.
The Sedgwick County Kansas Consumer Protection Division received two calls earlier this month from consumers who said they missed calls from the Consumer Protection Division’s phone number, when no one from the division had called those consumers.