Quick Answer: Can I Trace A Stolen Gift Card?

Can a gift card be traced?

Gift cards are difficult to trace. Gagliardi said that it’s complicated to track each gift card purchased with each credit card. That makes it that much more important that credit card holders keep careful track of their card statements and any unusual purchases.

Can a stolen Amazon gift card be traced?

Is there a way for YOU to get this information without assistance? No. If you can convince Amazon that someone stole your gift card, and they refund you the value that was taken, then it’s no longer any of your business who stole the value.

Can Walmart gift cards be traced?

In a nutshell, Walmart has plenty of resources to verify that a person who has lost gift cards is legit or not, and they also have resources to trace a gift card. Walmart is the largest store in the world, and I am sure that they sell the most gift cards.

Can you report a stolen gift card?

In order to report a gift card lost or stolen, you’ll need to know the gift card number. If you don’t have the gift card number, then proof of purchase is the next best thing. This can be found on an activation receipt, a store receipt, a credit or debit transaction, a loyalty card or via some serious sleuthing.

Can I find out who used my gift card?

Once you have the gift card number (or as much information as you can find), call customer service for the merchant that issued the gift card. The objective of the phone call is not to “find” the gift card, but to find out if the gift card has been used.

Are gift cards untraceable?

A) Yes, they do keep track of purchases. Almost all prepaid gift cards require some form of registration where they collect different data about you: name, address, zip code, phone number, etc. B) It will.