BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) –
The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office warned their Facebook followers about a delivery scam.
According to the Better Business Bureau, you get a phone call from a delivery company
According to the Better Business Bureau, you get a phone call from a delivery company saying you have a package coming. When a delivery person shows up, they’ll ask for your credit or debit card to pay for the package.
The “card scanner” they use to swipe your card is a device that collects your information, which can lead to unauthorized charges or identity theft.
The sheriff’s office is warning residents to “be wary” when receiving packages during the holiday season.
Better Business Bureau shared some tips to protect yourself from a potential deliver scam: