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    Senior Member Allen's Avatar
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    Someone got ahold of my CC

    Just got a call from Master Card, seems someone has charged a trip to Germany, $20K to Harvard (I got into Brown, not Harvard), and $500+ to iTunes and other music sites.

    Think I just put the kebosh on some sophomore's year abroad.

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    Man.....first the car and now this?!??!??

    What did you do a few years ago to cause this kind of bad kharma, man?
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    You shouldn't have to pay for it, right?

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    You're only responsible for $50 if your credit card is used criminally by someone else.
    Don't let them tell you otherwise. If they are particularly stubborn,
    you might have to have a lawyer tell them that.
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    After going through that three times, let me introduce you to my new best friend. http://www.equifax.com/home/

    No more bad issues for me.
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    KT,
    I wonder if I did not have a receipt or something with my CC info in my car.

    Master Card called me to inform that there was strange traffic on my account, they are waving all the fees.


    (In before the server crash?)

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    I think the only obvious solution here is to make sure your credit rating stays < FAIL!



    It seems to have worked wonders for me at least.. My days of worrying about predatory lenders singling me out and getting the better of me are over -- truly a thing of the past.

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    I'm just awestruck that someone gave Harvard (obviously a student) that much money and thought they would get away with. I mean I would expect something more from someone going here to my little 2 year school, but Harvard?

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    Maybe they wanted to REALLY learn how to make AppleTM strudel.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Maybe they wanted to REALLY learn how to make AppleTM strudel.
    ...but what to do with all the Apple CorpsTM afterwards?
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    That is a seedy question.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tude View Post
    I'm just awestruck that someone gave Harvard (obviously a student) that much money and thought they would get away with. I mean I would expect something more from someone going here to my little 2 year school, but Harvard?
    I know.
    It was submitted twice even.
    They must have lost their "my family has more money than I have sense" scholarship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    Man.....first the car and now this?!??!??

    What did you do a few years ago to cause this kind of bad kharma, man?
    I was a bartender for a decade. Payback for all the "school supplies" I handed over the counter I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    I was a bartender for a decade. Payback for all the "school supplies" I handed over the counter I guess.
    Yeah, but that should been cancelled out by last week .

    Allen, I'm going to think extremely positive thoughts. Although, I have to keep some for myself, as I'm struggling to get those tyres on the rims. I know I can do it, though. I may need help from Mr. East Hill... .

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    Good thing it wasn't a debit card or you'd have a hard time paying your rent/mortgage next time.
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    Cheating: a symptom of the problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysbest View Post
    Good thing it wasn't a debit card or you'd have a hard time paying your rent/mortgage next time.
    There would be some sorely disappointed crooks if it was my debit card.

    Trip to Germany would have been more of a trip to the Quickie Mart.
    Half a $K of music would be a couple of movie rentals.
    And the Harvard tuition would be an abject lesson in futility.

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    EH,
    How are the tires working out? They gonna do it or is it looking more like new rims?

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    A couple of years ago someone stold my Amex number from a motel I stayed at in St Louis. That was the only time I had used the card for months so I know that was it. They charged 1000's. I called AMex told them about it expecting the worse. They said OKay, what was the purchase you made. I told them only the motel, they sent me a new card and I never heard another word. Simply no problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    EH,
    How are the tires working out? They gonna do it or is it looking more like new rims?
    I am still trying to get the tyres on the rims .

    I almost had the first one on there today. If I manage to get the tyres on, they are NOT EVER going to 'fall off' .

    I think I am going to have Mr. East Hill assist me (my Valentine's Day present ).

    The bike is looking great, although I will have to change the hoods and handlebar tape.

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    Well if you're in good standing with your CC company, they'll usually bend over backwards to keep you happy.

    It's happened to me twice (nothing nearly as big, only $1-2k in fradulent charges) and both times they were cleared.

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    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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