Here’s another fraudulent charge to watch out: charges in the amount of $9.45 or $9.40 from your checking account from an “advertising company” called HBS. A reader says it happened to him, and when he searched online, he found others, a good number of whom had ordered credit reports from Equifax… [800notes]

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  1. Rando says:

    More than likely they forgot to check no

  2. toddkravos says:

    9.49 is also a dollar amount. It’s sitting in the ‘pending bucket’ of my checking account.

  3. dreamcatcher2 says:

    Similarly there are reports of charges of $9.85 from “ACM”. (see [800notes.com]) I am waiting for them to call me back… my credit union requires I dispute it with the company first. Fat chance of them responding but I have to try.

  4. These things are why I like to keep my own financial records, as opposed to having software like Money or Quicken or services like Mint.com sync up with my bank’s online account information. This way, if I didn’t record a transaction myself and it shows up on my statement, then I know it is fishy.