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  • EBRSO: Three sought in identity thefts

    April 30, 2013 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives in East Baton Rouge Parish released photos of three men sought in connection with a stolen identities case. Deputies said on Feb. 26 the three men used two victims' credit card information at the Walmart on North Mall Drive to buy gift cards worth $1,200.... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman sought after using counterfeit cash

    December 19, 2012 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office released photos of a woman they said used counterfeit cash, and asked for the public's help identifying her. Deputies said the woman in the photo used counterfeit $50 bills to buy gift cards at the Rite Aid on Siegen Lane,... more »
  • WBRZ mentioned in email scam

    July 23, 2012 12:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News 2 viewers contacted WBRZ Channel 2 today, saying they received a scam email which claimed the TV station was giving away gift cards worth thousands of dollars. The email is not true, and could lead to people's personal information being stolen. The email asks... more »
  • Shoppers should read fine print on gift cards Play Video

    December 22, 2011 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Buying a gift-card is very appealing to shoppers especially when it gets down to the wire. But before you buy. Take a moment to make sure of what you're getting into. 1. Look for hidden fees: Some cards take out fees for inactivity, purchases or even... more »
  • New gift card rules aimed at saving you money

    March 23, 2010 11:20 AM

    The Federal Reserve has issued new rules to protect consumers against unexpected fees and restrictions on gift cards. The new rules state that people must have at least five years to use the gift cards before they expire. Service and inactivity fees would only be imposed if the person has... more »

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