‘Secret Sister’ holiday gift exchange scam is back, police warn
Now that the holidays are here, so are social media posts about a gift exchange that promises you'll get between 6 and 36 gifts if you participate. Don't fall for it -- it's a scam! The same scam surfaced in previous years, too. The so-called "secret sister" gift exchange has circulated widely on Facebook, Reddit and various forums, according to Snopes. The posts often promise participants 36 gifts in exchange for one present valued at $10.