04.08.2012 [Business Insider] - Sites like GiftCardGranny.com offer discount giftcards--up to 30 percent off the face value--on everything from apparel to groceries to home improvement supplies, making it easy to use plastic while saving money. Avoid Multiple Shopping Trips The more
05.08.2012 [Times Herald-Record] - At about 12:45 a.m. police said they got a report from Walmart that people had made a few trips into the store to buy goods using giftcards bought with forged or counterfeit credit cards. When police got to Walmart, they stopped three people in a van
02.08.2012 [PR Newswire (press release)] - At the ShopRaising Mall, consumers can choose from hundreds of giftcards from top brands including Chili's Grill & Bar ®, Lands' End, Lowe's® and Panera Bread®. All giftcards purchased are shipped for free to the recipients. UMDAA representatives say
20.12.2011 [Lexology (registration)] - Giftcards are the same as cash. They are subject to FICA the same way that any other pay would be treated. However, the IRS does not consider small non-cash gifts to employees as taxable compensation. The IRS (on its website for "de-minimus fringe
07.12.2011 [Lexology (registration)] - Fake giftcards. With these scams, cybercriminals promise fake giftcards in exchange for personal information that can be used for identity theft. 4. Holiday job offers. Fake, high-paying, work at home jobs are offered in exchange for personal
13.12.2011 [Lexology (registration)] - Prepaid access includes giftcards. Prepaid program. A prepaid program is an arrangement under which one or more persons acting together provide(s) prepaid access. However, an arrangement is not a prepaid program if it provides: (A) closed loop prepaid
05.08.2012 [Savannah Morning News] - Gas giftcards –Take advantage of gas card promotions that area stores run and stock up on gas cards for your college student. Publix runs a promotion like this quite frequently. The gas cards at the checkout are not always the only ones available so
05.08.2012 [Patch.com] - Target is giving away $2.5 million in Target giftcards, and our schools need your votes. To vote, go to the Give With Target on Facebook site, search for the school you want to earn money and vote for them. (Note: You need a Facebook account to access
05.08.2012 [Los Angeles Times] - Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Campaign contributions — As November draws closer, campaign-related telephone calls are sure to increase. Some thieves are using the opportunity to scam those with an interest in
05.08.2012 [The Mercury] - And if that's not enough, every week we're also giving out $100 giftcards to a local sporting goods store. Here's how to play: Every day starting Monday, check the print edition of The Mercury for the special four-digit “touchdown code” in the
02.08.2012 [Democratic Underground] - Many had already gathered for the store's 10 a.m. opening, and the giftcards were gone within the first two hours, council spokeswoman Ginny Maziarka said. The group later purchased an additional 40 giftcards to give away. (this info was originally
02.08.2012 [The Spokesman Review (blog)] - We're going to offer three Atticus Coffee/Tea giftcards to the person or persons who come up with the best names for the new joint operation announced by Group Health Collective and Providence Health. The SR story today laid out the general idea: The
19.12.2011 [CTV.ca] - Stephanie Poulin says that many giftcards are not good value, particularly those offered by credit card companies. This shopper interviewed in downtown Montreal unveiled his not-very-imaginative plan to only give giftcards.
22.12.2011 [PSFK] - By Alice Chan on December 22, 2011 Macy's is partnering up with Earthworks System LLC, the global leader in recycled PVC sheets for the plastic card industry and plastic card recycling programs, to create a recyclable gift card program for its
20.12.2011 [Product Reviews] - While this obviously isnt ideal, here's a statement from the retailer in reference to the free $10 giftcards that they are handing out, as detailed by Droid-Life. ”We wanted to let you know your order for Transformer TF201-B1-GR (10.1-Inch Screen)
12.12.2011 [heatworld] - Everyone loves to watch films, making Vue GiftCards the perfect gift this Christmas! Even the pickiest friends and relatives are sure to be thrilled with the choice of hundreds of films to see in 2012. To celebrate Christmas and the movies
13.12.2011 [Naked Security] - One of the schemes we frequently see being used on Facebook is the "free gift card/voucher" scam, where users are tricked into believing that a company is giving away giftcards to Facebook users. Get a Costco Gift Card for FREE!
20.12.2011 [www.DiamondNe.ws] - Continuing to grow in popularity for both gift givers and recipients, 31.4 percent of shoppers say they have already bought giftcards/gift certificates this holiday season, up from 29.9 percent last year. As witnessed over Thanksgiving and Black
07.12.2011 [CTV.ca] - [It was] mostly giftcards, cash, stuff like that," she said. Local Canada Post employees are not discussing the thefts, but company spokesman John Caines insists the situation shouldn't shake the public's confidence in the postal system.
09.12.2011 [Naked Security] - Whether it's fake iTunes gift certificates or giftcards to save you money at ASDA, Tesco, Argos or Starbucks - Facebook users can't seem to resist falling for the bogus offers, which only serve to earn cash for the bad guys. The latest scam spreading
16.07.2012 [Fox Business] - Walmart giftcards are available with your Bank of America points (known as WorldPoints) in denominations of $25, $50, $100 and $250. Note that the description for all Walmart giftcards on the WorldPoints website specifies, “Can be used online in all
04.12.2011 [The Next Web (blog)] - MyCityWay's check-in and location-sharing iPhone app Clingle has added location-based gifts in its latest update, so you can now surprise your family members or friends with giftcards that are revealed to them when they get to the store.
23.12.2011 [The Next Web (blog)] - With giftcards there's no limit to the kinds of gifts you can give, whether apps, books, music, gadgets, software and movie downloads. If you want to give your friends complete control over what they're going to buy, and not limit them to just one
12.07.2012 [paidContent.org] - The ebooks are sold like giftcards and will be found in Target's electronics section, near the e-readers. (Target no longer sells Kindles, but it carries other e-readers, like the Nook.) Here's how it works: A consumer buys a card for a specific title
01.08.2012 [AppAdvice] - AppAdvice has teamed up with Lethal Beaver Games, our latest AppAdvice Daily podcast sponsor, in order to offer you a chance to win one of three $10 iTunes GiftCards. The giftcards can be used to obtain additional coins to upgrade your rocket even
01.08.2012 [Herald Zeitung] - AUSTIN — The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has issued a warning that emails claiming to offer free giftcards “on behalf of Texas Workforce Commission” are not to be trusted. Such offers are not attributable to TWC, and anyone who receives such an
15.12.2011 [Tucone] - The sudden pressure on the developers is just to increase their turnover this holiday season as the people will start cashing in their iTunes giftcards. Apple's Last month to its developers states that company will be shut down from December 22-29 for
31.07.2012 [Brownwood Bulletin] - AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) warned today that emails claiming to offer free giftcards “on behalf of Texas Workforce Commission” are not to be trusted. Such offers are not attributable to TWC, and anyone who receives such an email
08.07.2012 [Politic365] - Demonstrators were angered by allegations that PRI gave out groceries, pre-paid giftcards and other goods to voters before the elections on July 1. Since May, members of the movement #YoSoy132 started massive protests against the PRI candidate.
19.12.2011 [Out-Law.com] - Google Wallet is a mobile payment system developed by Google that allows users of its Android operating system to store details of credit cards, loyalty cards and giftcards on a mobile phone. It uses 'near field communication' (NFC) enabling its users
20.12.2011 [ITProPortal] - ... rather than throwing them away and 42-percent would just pass them on to someone they knew. Mobiroo app giftcards are available at ASDA, Gamestop, GAME, and The Carphone Warehouse whilst being available in £10 and £20 denominations.