What to do if you've been targeted by a gift card scam. eBay Customer Service may ask you to forward suspicious emails about eBay gift card you bought to [email protected] and include the first 9 digits of your eBay gift card in your message. Keep the eBay gift card itself and your receipt for the eBay gift card.
Can you get your money back if you get scammed with gift cards?
If the gift card company is able to freeze the card or put the money in escrow before it is used by the scammer, some gift card companies will refund your money. Many large companies have differing systems in place to help you get your money back to you. The FTC has some of the major brand contacts on its web page.
Will eBay refund money if scammed?
You're eligible for the eBay Money Back Guarantee when you contact the seller within 30 days of actual or estimated delivery date of the item. What happens when I ask eBay to step in? If you haven't received an item, we usually refund your money immediately via PayPal.
How do I get my money back from eBay gift card?
EBay Gift Cards are non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash, unless required by law. eBay Gift Cards and Gift Certificates never expire, and there are no fees. See the eBay Gift Card Terms and Conditions. See the eBay Gift Certificate Terms and Conditions.
Can gift card transactions be disputed?
A gift card chargeback occurs when a customer disputes a gift card transaction and requests a refund or reversal of the payment.
What to do after being scammed gift cards?
So, if a gift card scam happens to you, act fast:
- Report it to the gift card company. Tell them you were scammed.
- Ask for your money back. Once you report a gift card scam to the gift card company, ask for your money back.
- Tell the FTC at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. Your report makes a difference and helps #stopscams.