The Better Business Bureau warns everyone that the exchange going around online is illegal.
The scam asks people to send one gift valued at $10 and then they will receive up to 36 gifts in return. The BBB says “this is just another type of pyramid scheme.
Glenda Friedrich President says “the Attorney General’s Office takes a look at this kind of stuff and they sue it, and they do raids and arrests and things like that, and it’s just not good if people are going to jail in the name of Santa.”
The BBB warns that in order to participate in one of these you have to disclose your personal information which can not only lead to you losing your money but also having your identity stolen.