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Re: watch out
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: watch out
  • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 15:16:44 -0500

Yes, it was a BOA MC card and I called and they cancelled the card and will send me a fraud claim to fill out. But...

Re>> have you filed a fraud alert with the scoundrels at the credit bureaus?
Not sure what you mean by this.
Why would I need to contact a credit bureau?

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, January 01, 2010 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] watch out


I was almost stung a couple of times similar to that. It's such a pain
when it happens. Now I check my credit card transactions daily [also a
pain, but...] so I can stop any rogue sales from going through. I
assume you've reported it to your CC bank, but have you filed a fraud
alert with the scoundrels at the credit bureaus? Your bank's CC fraud
unit should give you their number.


On Jan 1, 2010, at 11:09 AM, Kitty wrote:

Not yet.  I just wrote it today.  I had to cancel the credit card
because who knows what else they might use it for?  I doubt they
will though because their purchase was made 10 days ago.  If they
planned to use it again I think they'd have done it right away.  I
only just discovered it now because I was checking online to see
when my statement would be coming.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, January 01, 2010 1:47 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] watch out


WOW!!!  Did you hear back from them?


On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
Hi friends -
I'm sending this message because I feel it is
important that people know about this.  I'm not going to suffer
from this
security breach because I caught it right away and it will
eventually get
straightened out.  Also, it doesn't mean that I'll discontinue
shopping
online as I still feel it is, for the most part, safe.  But you
really need
to be careful.  Below is my message to the company that is at
fault for the
problem.

Daedulus Books,

I know I'm not a frequent customer though I have purchased from
you for
many
years, so you won't miss me, but I feel compelled to explain to
you why I
can never shop at Daedalus ever again.

You either have a thief who has access to critical customer
information or
your database is easily susceptible to hackers.  This person stole
all my
my
information: name, address, telephone number, credit card number and
SECURITY CODE.  Then they used it to buy $300 worth of concert
tickets.

And how do I KNOW it occurred at Daedulus?  Because my purchase
from you
last month was, fortunately, the only purchase I made with that
particular
credit card this year.

And believe me, I will warn everyone I know to steer clear of
Daedalus.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
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Willamette Valley

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