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Woman Tries To Report Credit Card Fraud, Almost Gets Arrested

Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 10:55 AM
From the Consumerist:
Imagine how fun it must be to have your credit card stolen and then be accused of being a thief yourself. Oh, you're right, that doesn't sound very fun at all. A woman in Salt Lake City tells the story of a woman who had to go to great lengths, first to prove fraud, and then to defend herself against it.

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A few things seem odd about this story as several Consumerist readers have mentioned. One commented "When my card was stolen, Discover called me to let me know before I even noticed."
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Monday, July 22, 2013 - 12:23 AM
Thanks for this interesting story, Ken! This is absolutely appalling. Police officers should know how difficult it is for a victim of credit card fraud to get over it. The next time I get a credit card, I will definitely ask about their protocol regarding identity theft and fraudulent charges.
amyjk5amyjk520 posts since
Mar 29, 2013
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