Current scams revolve around gift cards, vaccine

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( – While shoppers have been busy purchasing those last-minute gifts, scammers have been busy waiting to prey on them.

Jessie Schmidt, South Dakota State Director of the Better Business Bureau, said a common scam involves gifts cards.

She said there are certain things to watch for.

Another key topic is the recently released COVID vaccines.

Schmidt said while the elderly are often the most targeted, the younger generation can be the most susceptible.