Woman receives questionable gift card offer

March 6, 2014 • Local News

A Roswell woman whose credit card information was stolen in the Target security breach in December received a “too good to be true” offer in the mail last week.

Gene Reames, 84, received a postcard stating that if she called a phone number, she would receive a $100 gift card, good at Walmart or Target.

When she called the phone number, she was told for a $1 charge on her credit card, she would receive the $100 gift card good at either retailer and a $25 gift card good for various unspecified restaurants.

“What they are out for is that credit card information,” said Sandra Titus, Reames’ daughter. “All this started after she used her credit card at Target back before Christmas.”

Target disclosed on Dec. 19 that a data breach compromised 40 Login to read more

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