Most Recent Reported Spam:
The following phishing spam is offering Bonus Up to $100 Ace Hardware Gift card. There are reports of this being done both via email and phone. The email has the following address 115 E 23rd St New York, NY US 10010. It is also showing ragntr.com, Green ideas For Decorating 5900 E 2nd St Casper, WY 82609. If a search of this address is completed, you will find it is a brewery, showing this is NOT Green Ideas. If you click the Photo that looks like this:
Need to Report a Gift Card Scam?
- Contact your local police.
- Report it to the Federal Trade Commission Complaint Assistant.
Other Common Digital Scams
Free Gift Scam
Be aware of online scams offering free gifts.
- Consumers are offered free gifts through spam email, online advertising or social media postings not originating from Ace Hardware.
- Often the free gifts are offered after completing a survey or information gather through sources other than Ace.
- Consumers are asked to provide their credit card information to pay for the shipping of the free item(s)
- Ace does not solicit consumers in exchange for free gifts.
If you are a victim of a free gift scam, it is recommended to file a report with your local police and with the Internet Crime Complaint Center website (ICCC). The ICCC is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center.
FTC: 10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud
National Council on Aging: Top 10 Financial Scams Targeting Seniors From the National Council on Aging