Third party ATM stole my credit card number

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  1. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    I don't know how they did this. They tried to buy $300 worth of stuff at Radio Shack a couple of days ago in New York and they tried to sign but the signatures didn't match, so the card was declined...Does that mean they had an actual card to swipe?

    Does anyone know how this works?
     
  2. Chriza

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    Phillip Well-Known Member VIP

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    I've never heard of them actually replicating a card, just Internet orders. Indians are getting smarter.
     
  4. Super Mario

    Super Mario Well-Known Member

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    they can just punch in the number but I never heard of the signature not matching and it declining right there. Who still shops at Radio shack like nobody that stuff is garbage.
     
  5. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i think someone stole your number and maybe made a fake card but maybe not. i'm very sorry for your difficulties with this.
     
  6. Gas Face

    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    ATM :marx:
     
  7. beatlejaws

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    they actually put a card reader inside the machine
     
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    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    Radio Shack sucks. Really bad.
     
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    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
  10. Gas Face

    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    but they saved her $300
     
  11. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    Then someone in Tennessee used the number online to buy a Little Rascals video for $1.79. Odd.
     
  12. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

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    What's the card number?... I'll look into this
     
  13. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    once a waitress stole my cc number and spent 750 dollars at Macys and my cc company covered it
     
  14. beatlejaws

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    Mr Warmth?
     
  15. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    I can't believe Radio Shack would actually let someone punch in a card number as opposed to swiping the card.
     
  16. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    Supposedly, thieves can even scan your cards remotely now with some kind of scanner, but I don't know it it's true....
     
  17. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    This is an ally card so you can use any atm you want willy nilly and not spend any fees...This is the second time I've used a third party atm...never again!
     
  18. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    This scam usually involves a second card reader in the ATM that reads and copies the info from your card's magnetic stripe. The info is then transferred to a counterfeit card's blank magnetic stripe, making a fake copy of your card. It must have been made then sold to a third party for the signature not to match- contact your card issuer NOW to inform them what's going on and watch your statement for unauthorized charges.
     
  19. beatlejaws

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    i try to avoid that too. but sometimes you get stuck
     
  20. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    someone stole my gf's cc number once and ordered vitamins, but had them sent to her address, and then tried to buy a deck for their house. shit was in like 5 different states. good thing the cc company called her. but at first the call from the cc company seemed as fishy, too.

    identity theft/cc theft/fraud is scary. feel pretty helpless when it happens to jew.