KPRC 2 Investigates 3 things to check now if you are using payment apps
Sending and receiving money has never been easier. With companies like Venmo, Zelle, Cash App and Paypal, you can pay for just about anything online with the click of a few buttons. But how safe is your money when you use these apps?
Here are 3 things you need to know about peer-to-peer payment apps
HOUSTON – Peer-to-peer payment apps make sending money to friends easy but if you’re not careful, a simple mistake could cause you to lose your hard-earned money. Despite the growing popularity of apps like Zelle, Venmo, and Cash App, most users never read the fine print or terms of service. If you accidentally pay the wrong person, most of the payment apps will not help get your money back. While your credit card offers fraud protection, allowing you to dispute charges, most payment apps do not. Read this story to find out how scammers can wipe out your bank account through these peer to peer payment apps.