Buy and sell your gift cards online, but there is a catch

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Now that the Christmas season is over, you probably ended up with gifts you can’t use.

Now, there’s a way for you to turn those gift cards you won’t use into cold hard cash.

There are apps and websites popping up online where you can sell your unwanted card.

Two websites like “Rise” and “Cardpool” are popular here in the United States.

Across the world new apps and websites are becoming more widely available on your mobile devices.

You are probably wondering if there is a catch. The answer is yes.

Most websites take a cut off the face value and charge a transaction fee depending on the price of the card.

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