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Old 07-13-2006, 07:41 PM   #21
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Re: Credit card number stolen

I have read in several places that you are more at risk when you use your credit card in person than online. More fraud happens when a clerk copies down your number or someone swipes it from your mailbox. DH and I have noticed that Discover is really good at calling if something is out of line. My Dad's credit card (don't know through whom) is really good. They call him every time my sister cons him into letting her use it online to purchase bras and such.

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Re: Credit card number stolen
Old 07-13-2006, 08:02 PM   #22
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I can only remember one time that my card number was stolen. It was in a restaurant as I remember.

When I got the bill there was a very expensive pair of cowboy boots charged at a shop in Beverly Hills.

It got me to thinking. What a swell idea. So I went out and bought an expensive pair of cowboy boots, shirts, belt buckle and hat. Wife got some stuff also.

That was "hell a fun", as the kids say.


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Old 07-13-2006, 08:32 PM   #23
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I just got a call from my cc and they left a message saying to call them due to suspicious behavior on my account. So I call them using the 1-800 number on the card not the one left on the message (paranoid). They tell me my card hasn't been used in awhile and they wanted to make sure I still had it in my possession. Strange.

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