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Online gift card scam

You may find gift cards at big discounts online, but consumer advocates say beware. They could be drawing you into a scam.

Here's how it works: thieves use a stolen credit card number to buy a gift card and then try to sell it online for a discount.

Amarillo's Better Business Bureau tells us there's one way to make sure you're buying a valid gift card... Buy it directly from a store or bank.

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