People are calling the BBB, asking if these are legit. They are! See BBB news release-- and for info on how to use the cards, see the FAQ at EIPcard.com
DON"T THROW it AWAY! IRS Stimulus Payments Arriving in unmarked envelopes
🚨Consumer Alert!🚨The Better Business Bureau of Central and South Alabama has received an influx in calls in the past few days from consumers questioning a prepaid debit card sent in an unmarked envelope stating it was theireconomic stimulus payment.
These payments are legitimate! The IRS website states:
"Some payments may be sent on a prepaid debit card known as The Economic Impact Payment Card The Economic Impact Payment Card is sponsored by the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service, managed by Money Network Financial, LLC and issued by Treasury’s financial agent, MetaBank®, N.A.
If you receive an Economic Impact Payment Card, it will arrive in a plain envelope from “Money Network Cardholder Services.” The Visa name will appear on the front of the Card; the back of the Card has the name of the issuing bank, MetaBank®, N.A. Information included with the Card will explain that the card is your Economic Impact Payment Card. Please go to EIPcard.com for more information."
For info on possible coronavirus scams, see this FTC webpage