Gift Cards


In addition to Kinney's own store gift cards, we are happy to offer a wide variety of national gift cards in most of our retail locations. As a responsible retailer, we advise our customers to be aware of common gift card scams that have unfortunately bilked thousands of unsuspecting Americans out of billions of dollars. We don't want you to be among them!
Gift cards are for gifts, not for payments. Scammers love gift cards because they’re easy for people to find and buy, and they’re similar to cash. Once a scammer has the gift card number and the PIN, they have your money – and you CAN’T get it back!
Here's how these scams commonly go down:



#1 - THE SET-UP: A scammer calls/texts/emails you with an urgent and convincing story, often pretending to be:


If any of these situations sounds familiar, STOP! DO NOT BUY THE GIFT CARDS!


#2 - THE PURCHASE: Once they have you convinced, a scammer will likely:


If this sounds familiar, STOP! DO NOT BUY THE GIFT CARDS!


#3 - THE CLOSE: Once you have purchased the gift cards, a scammer will ALWAYS ask you for the card numbers and PINs so they can get the money immediately. Once that happens, your money is GONE.


So, please be careful out there and report suspected gift card scams at: