“Go to the bank’s website, find the customer care number, call them, ask them if they intended to call you, chances are they didn’t,” said Mark Johnson. “The internet is not necessarily always a safe place and you have got to be careful where you are going.”
He said that no business would ever ask you for gift cards.
“If you do a refund from an organization that’s the end of the transaction. They are not going to ask you to repay that in a gift card from another organization,” said Johnson.
Johnson said with the with the holiday season approaching we are bound to see more and more of these types of scams.