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CREDIT CARD SCAMS
posted at March 5, 2013 7:24 PM EST
First: March 5, 2013
Last: March 5, 2013
|Anytime you are called by anyone posing as your credit card company saying everything from "someone has compromised your account" to " your card is overdue" or "we need more information". Hang up and call the number thats on the back of your card. That person will be "real" and can tell whether the phone call was legitimate or not.|
Re: CREDIT CARD SCAMS
posted at March 5, 2013 7:34 PM EST
First: March 1, 2013
Last: April 23, 2013
That is great advice !
No company or bank or financial institution will call you or email you for such details that they already have on file. If they were to do that, then you might run away and take your business elsewhere. So only scammers will attempt a ruse to get your information, whether online or over the telephone.
This is common for scammers who wish to steal your identity. Also people who pass fake checks may be able to use your information to do that. Either way, if you share your details to them, you can expect to lose some or a lot of money.