$3,000 Gift Card Scam, Biggest Las Vegas Sportsbook Loss Was An Error & Gift Card App Shutting Down

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting.  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at Mark@milestomemories.com.


How my dad got scammed for $3,000 worth of gift cards – The Hustle

It is amazing how often this scam works.  There are a few good tips you should share with retirees in your life and some interesting data shared in the article as well.

Swych App Closing Down On July 31st – Doctor of Credit

If you have any gift cards still in the app be sure to take screen shots of the codes etc.  Swych has been pretty much dead to me as soon as it stopped coding 5X on the Ink cards.

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks – NY Post

I was surprised that things like this happen more often then I would have thought.  If they hit it big I am guessing that take the lifetime ban option and keep the money.


Which article did you find most interesting?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition at Mark@milestomemories.com.

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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