A few weeks ago, I took a trip to a local Walmart, where I saw a cashier, wearing a mask, trying to make sure I wasn’t going to make too much money by using my debit card to buy foreign exchange.
I was confused as to why a store would want to do this.
Walmart is a big employer and an industry leader in foreign exchange operations.
The cashier had asked me if I was a member of their Walmart family.
I had not been.
If I was, the cashier would have told me to buy an additional $100 worth of foreign exchange for my debit.
I asked if I could get a receipt for the transaction.
She said I had to wait to see her husband, who was in the process of getting married.
“I’ll take that as a yes,” she said.
The cashiers job is to help customers make purchases, but sometimes, it’s not just about making money.
If I was going to use my debit cards, I thought, why would Walmart need to do that?
I’m not a bank.
I’m a cashiers friend.
I don’t use the ATM or the credit card that Walmart uses.
But if the cashiers were trying to figure out how to sell me a foreign exchange transaction, I had no choice but to say yes.
It’s part of the business.
And as my friend and I left the store, I told the cashies that Walmart might be using foreign exchange fraud on me.
They told me they were working on it.
I left Walmart thinking, What the heck?
This might not be a big deal.
It might just be a case of someone with a mask pretending to be a cash register and asking a customer to do something he or she doesn’t want to.
And what if it was a fraud?
Well, what if this was a case where Walmart was trying to fool a customer into thinking it’s okay to use foreign exchange?
How do you stop that?
How to avoid foreign exchange scams?
It depends on what type of foreign currency you are dealing with.
Foreign currency that you use is called a local currency.
A local currency is not like a currency that’s backed by a central bank or government agency.
In most cases, you can trust the local currency to do its job.
A local currency can’t be counterfeited.
It can’t get stolen.
If it does get stolen, you’re still protected.
How do you know whether or not you are using a foreign currency?
If you buy goods or services from a business that uses a local foreign currency, you should always use your local currency for those purchases.
If you purchase goods or service from a company that doesn’t use a local local currency, the business is likely using another currency.
For example, if you’re shopping at a grocery store, the goods you buy at the store may be imported and sold in the store using the local money.
But those goods might be produced by a company in China that doesn.
And if that’s the case, you might have to use your own money.
If you’re buying goods from a retailer that doesn�t use a currency, it might be a good idea to avoid using the store�s money in the first place.
That�s because if you do use a store�thats money, you’ll likely have to pay for it.
If a store doesn�ll be willing to pay you, you�re stuck with a bill and have to keep paying.
What if the store I bought the goods from doesn�re the same store that I use for purchases?
In most instances, that is unlikely.
But it�s still a good way to be cautious.
If the store that you bought from has a different currency from the one you bought the merchandise from, you need to be extra cautious.
You can check online for the currency exchange rates at local banks or check local currency exchange sites to see what rates are available at stores you use.
When shopping online for foreign currency exchanges, be sure to check the following: If you�ve bought merchandise using the currency of another country, you must ask the store for a copy of the transaction to show you.
For online transactions, the exchange rate must be at least 2% above the local rate.
I don�t want to be accused of buying and selling fake currency!
I can do that, but you need some other evidence that you�d bought the currency.
And the best way to get that is to get a copy from the seller, a copy with your own signature, and the seller�s address.
You don�ll have to show them the currency you�ll buy, but if they do, you may want to give them the receipt for you.
You�re also going to want to check out the company that you purchased the goods or the services from.
If they aren