Cash app scams: How to protect yourself
The BBB is warning people should only the P2P apps to send money to people they know. And always double check the profile of the person you are sending money too before actually hitting the second button. Duquesnel also recommends knowing how your bank would handle a mistake or a problem sending or receiving money through a P2P app. If you send money by mistake it is unlikely you will get the money back, and unfortunately scam artists know that as well. “We are seeing an increase in scams being perpetrated through a P2P app.