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Subject:  Re: When fraud flags work Date:  6/3/2013  1:51 PM
Author:  Windowseat Number:  307050 of 309665

Glad to see that companies are being so proactive since they would be the ones on the hook if $600 walked off.

Several years ago I had to buy a new monitor. I went to Best Buy and bought an "out of the box" monitor for a low price. As they were ringing it up I noticed they charged me the regular price. So they finished running it through, cancelled it, then ran it through at the discount price.

By the time I got home Discover had already called.

And a few months ago I bought something on-line, then realized my card was out of date and I needed to activate the new one. While I was reaching for the phone the card company called me. I could see why that one might ring alarm bells, and was glad they called before allowing the purchase to go through.

And years ago there was someone on this board who had a saga to tell. He got a call asking if he still had his cred