Be On The Lookout For This New Venmo Scam
Do you use payment apps? If so you need to be aware of this new Venmo scam people are encountering. The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam involving payment apps like Venmo or Zelle. The trick involves the scammer “accidentally” sending you money, followed by a message that says “Oops, so sorry. I didn’t mean to send you that. Can you please send it back to me?” The BBB says it’s a trick – the ‘accidental’ money comes from a credit card that gets canceled – invalidating the payment and removing the cash from your account a few days later. But by then, any money you sent them is long gone. Ever encounter a scam like this? Do you trust payment apps like Venmo or PayPal?