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What scams have you encountered today?

Post 61

paulh. Trump's behavior is unpresidented

Still some Amazon scams


What scams have you encountered today?

Post 62

Baron Grim

Thursday I got a call from my banks "Fraud Detection" service alerting me that my debit card had a transaction refused for $1.22 at a Morrison's somewhere in the UK.

I immediately checked the exchange rate and indeed, currently one pound is US$1.22.

I highly suspect this was from a data breach from a few years ago, possibly from Target. Anyway, they refused it and cancelled that card so I had to drop by a local branch of my credit union to get another and try to remember what accounts are tied to that number.


What scams have you encountered today?

Post 63

SashaQ - happysad

Wow, that is scary... Glad the bank spotted the problem before any amounts were taken, and I hope it is straightforward for you to get everything sorted out with the new card smiley - goodluck


What scams have you encountered today?

Post 64

Baron Grim

Yeah, it was rather simple. I just had to drop by my credit union and get a new card. I think there aren't quite as many things tied to that card as I suspected. Netflix, google and paypal I think was all.


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