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Scam Alert: Bogus gift card offers flood Valley inboxes

PHOENIX (CBS5) -

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about fraudulent offers for free gift cards bearing the BBB emblem.

According to the organization, the emails are hitting email inboxes across the country. Here's an example taken from the BBB website:

On behalf of Better Business Bureau you have been issued a $1,000 Visa Gift Card free of charge.

Card type: Visa Gift
Card Issued to: JOHN SMITH
Issuing branch: Amarillo, Texas
Valid until: 08/2015

Please use the following website to claim your card and have it shipped to the address of your choosing: Go to: www reward2012.com. Note that claims must be made within 48 hours from this email being sent, or the above link will become invalid.

Sincerely, Rachel
Customer Service Employee Benefits Center, LLC

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