How to Protect Yourself From Restaurant Tip Fraud

tip fraud Have you ever wondered what you’re supposed to do with all those receipts you get at restaurants, deli, and even coffee houses? Usually we leave them at the bottom of a purse or crumpled up in a pair of jeans, but that isn’t the best option.

Marketplace’s recent podcast, found below, goes over what you should do with these receipts and how to keep your finances protected from restaurant tip fraud.

It’s also important to note that not only are your finances at risk, your identity could be as well. Leaving your receipts behind could give identity thieves more information about you that could lead to fraudulent activity on your credit report.