Vera Oberg of Germantown, Maryland, lost her life savings to a gift card scam. Oberg is a registered nurse with a degree in healthcare administration and said she can’t believe she fell for this scam. But unfortunately, even the savviest of consumers are no match for these thieves. The scammer claimed he was an FBI agent and told her...
Gift card scams raked in more than $80 million in 2020. News4 went undercover to see what retailers are doing to spot potential scam victims. Susan Hogan reports.