by katydid 23 Jun 2017

Cuties, beware! One of my credit cards was compromised yesterday. Spent all morning cancelling it. I had used it in Dec. for a purchase at Amazon and Wawak for zippers and Jan. to Joann's for pillows. The first fake charge was to a hotel in North Carolina and the second to a fitness center in Canada. I try to use Pay Pal as much as possible , but we must be careful. I am just warning you to be careful. Kay


by dailylaundry 25 Jun 2017

So sorry, Kay - same thing has happened to us about a year ago. We were lucky that it all worked out okay. Hope the same for you!! Hugs, Laura

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katydid by katydid 25 Jun 2017


by lbrow 25 Jun 2017

Sorry to hear this Kay. I do so hate it when something like this happens to anyone. Thanks for the warning/Lillian

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katydid by katydid 25 Jun 2017

Yes , I try to use pay pal as much as possible. The credit card co was on it quickly. Thank goodness.

by Sewmum1 24 Jun 2017

I hope you can get it all sorted. Thanks for the warning, one can never be too careful

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katydid by katydid 24 Jun 2017

Yes . I hope so

by 02kar Moderator 24 Jun 2017

I'm so sorry this happened to you. I know the nightmare of this through others. I'm glad you gave the warning. I agree we can never be too careful.

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katydid by katydid 24 Jun 2017

I have always been over the top careful and it still happened.

by dragonflyer 24 Jun 2017

Thanks for the head's up...hope all works out for you, Kay

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katydid by katydid 24 Jun 2017

Me .too

by gramsbear 24 Jun 2017

Thanx for the Heads Up!!! I do not usually use anything on Internet, but Paypal, but you never know who's doing what!!! Hugs, Judy...

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katydid by katydid 25 Jun 2017

I try to to pay pal also.

by cfidl 24 Jun 2017

I wonder if it was one of the amazon suppliers (like on ebay). I think you should notify them so they can go back and look at other transactions from the same dealer. did you happen to see the check out person run a piece of tape while doing your transaction. My information was stolen at joann's many years ago. It was a supervisor who did it.

katydid by katydid 24 Jun 2017

yes , who do you trust?

cfidl by cfidl 26 Jun 2017

In my case who do you confront, as it seemed suspicious at the time and I said nothing.

pacmp by pacmp 26 Jun 2017

On Ebay the sellers do not have any access to your PayPal account numbers it is why they go through PayPal for the safety of accounts they also try hard to get people to not exit ebay and go to personal emails for contact, as everything in your ebay messaging can verify what was said by the other person in the transaction and ebay can pull them up to help settle any problems, once you go off, site then people can lie or alter messages that could bring facts into question. Glad the problems were resolved quickly. With electronic advances there are scanners that can read your card while still sitting in a wallet so while it likely was intercepted at either of the spots you suspect that would not mean that the stores were the ones doing illegal things. I am grateful that the banks seem to catch these types of theft quickly.

by awesome1 24 Jun 2017

I canceled my acct w/Amazon because my card had been used in was the only place I had used the card in months and months. My card company caught the charges and canceled the card. ( they knew I couldn't afford to go to France) lol

awesome1 by awesome1 24 Jun 2017

They say the thief will hold your info for 6 mo before using it. Makes it difficult to know when or where they stole it.

katydid by katydid 24 Jun 2017

Yes , you may be on to something.