Americans continue to face problems with accessing stimulus debit cards, with some people receiving cards they can’t use due to the wrong names being printed on them.
Issues in the past few weeks have included some people receiving the blank, inconspicuous envelopes the cards come in and throwing them away, not recognizing what they contain. Yahoo! Money reported that one resident, identified only as Amber, didn’t recognize the card and shredded it, thinking it was one of many scam cards cluttering up her mailbox each week.
The issue got the attention of the IRS, which issued a press release last week stating clearly that Americans should be receiving envelopes marked by “Money Network Cardholder Services” and the cards will be issued by MetaBank, which is the Treasury Department’s financial agent. The information was intended to ensure that everyone received their $1,200 stimulus payments and didn’t destroy or discard them.
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