Buying gift cards at Target Corp., Walmart Inc. or Best Buy Co. Inc. this holiday season? Be ready for some new rules.

The retailers are putting new limits on their store gift cards after a rash of incidents in which scammers used the cards to swindle victims.

Reuters has a report on the changes, which were announced Nov. 20 by the attorneys general of New York and Pennsylvania. The new restrictions include capping how much money can be loaded onto gift cards (or spent with them) and blocking their…

Houston Biz Journal
To beat scammers, Target, Best Buy, Walmart get tougher on gift cards