Consumer Corner: Watch out for imposters posing as religious clergy asking for gift cards
Scammers have been asking for money in the form of gift cards for some time now. Often, they’ve posed as grandchildren stuck in a foreign country, representatives from local utility companies, deputies from the local sheriff’s department or even the attorney general’s office. But a new angle on the gift card scam we’ve seen pop up is the scammers posing as a religious leader in the community asking for contributions to their charitable efforts in the form of a gift card.
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