When you consider the risk and high cost of identity theft, it pays to be skeptical whenever someone calls you and claims to be from your credit card company. How can you verify that they’re legit? Reader Cathy points us to bloggingawaydebt.com, which offers five simple things to do if you want to make sure you’re not being scammed.
Victoria's Secret, Limited, Express Threaten To Fire Employees Who Don't Get Enough New Credit Card Accounts
Yikes! We hate being bullied by clerks to open store credit accounts! Hate it! Read Jesica’s entire email inside.
Keep your card in a safe place at home – not in your wallet or purse.
• Freezing Conan O’ Brian? Bad customer service we can understand, Comcast, but that’s just vindictive. [Kevin Green]
More signs point to OfficeDepot/OfficeMax and Sam’s Club/Wal-Mart as being the retailers suspected of letting thousands of customer’s debit cards and PINs to be stolen (see ATM Fraud UPDATE: Wal-Mart, OfficeMax, Sam’s Club, Office Depot Suspected).
Citigroup spokesperson Elizabeth Fogarty released the following statement to us regarding the ATM crisis:
EXCLUSIVE: More dirt on the Citibank ATM failures. What happened after we posed as a concerned customer, as well as secret codes for hassling the Citibank public affairs department after the jump…