Using Venmo payment app the wrong way might put users at risk
DENVER -- Brian Schmitz was anxious to get rid of his old Nintendo game console, so he put it on Craigslist and was excited to get a $249 offer. The buyer, who called himself “Rober Anthony,” told Schmitz he'd pay with the popular smartphone app Venmo, which allows users to quickly make direct payments to people also using the app.