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Subject:  Credit Card Attempted Fraud Date:  8/27/2014  10:22 PM
Author:  vkg Number:  308543 of 313065

Someone attempted a small internet charge to my corporate credit card. The corporate card is only allowed to be used for company travel, and since I haven't traveled for business in several years, it wasn't compromised from a retailer or website.

The CC issuer detected the fraud and shutdown the account. They believed it was a brute force credit card attack testing combinations until they found one that worked.

Watch small charges. They can be a test to verify that the card information is valid.
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