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My cards been scammed how do I fix that problem

My cards been scammed how do I fix that problem
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Olivia Kent
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What do you mean by your cards have been scammed?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I've been victim to a scammed by a fake loan company for all of my money off of my debit card

What exactly happened?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
They told me to go to Walmart and get iTunes gift cards to get the loan to go through for insurance on the money & I did and he told me the card wasn't any good after I gave him the pin#s, plus the manager at the store said that they were scamming me with the cards but he wouldn't refund my money!¡!!!!!!

Yes - I'm sorry. This is an extremely common scam.

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It's really important for you to remember for future reference that Walmart and iTunes gift cards - or any kind of gift cards for that matter - have nothing to do with a loan going through. I'm afraid I don't have an answer for you - this is how people get scammed out of their money unfortunately.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
How do I correct that please????

I'm sorry - there's no way to "correct" that. You can contact the FBI and report the scam but that does not get you your money back.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok thanks mis olivia

I'm my pleasure. I'm sorry I couldn't give you good news. I would also contact the State Attorney General's Office in your state - in addition to the FBI.

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