Consumer Alert: Better Business Bureau warns consumers about Cash App scams

HONOLULU (KHON2) Utilizing Money App generally is a handy approach to ship and obtain cash along with your telephone. Nevertheless, the Higher Enterprise Bureau says its changing into a straightforward approach for con artists to money out on sufferers financial savings.

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One sufferer advised the BBB {that a} scammer posed as a Money App tech assist worker and was tricked into sending cash for pretend software program.

They’re pretending to be this firm they usuallyre not, mentioned Roseann Freitas, Hawaii Higher Enterprise Bureau Market Supervisor. So that youre getting these messages about this and now youre going into your account, youre giving them that data on learn how to entry your account. Now they will take all your cash that you’ve got there.

Money App says they are going to by no means ask for consumers pin numbers or sign-in codes. The app can even by no means require consumers to ship a cost or obtain apps for distant entry to their accounts.

One other sufferer advised the BBB they tried to purchase tickets from a pretend vendor who claimed to solely settle for Money App funds.

Double verify earlier than you ship any cash. Be sure thats actually the place youre presupposed to be sending it.

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