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Me: “Um……Joseph? Did you buy airline miles from United? Like, $1,000 worth??
Me, in an escalated state of panic: “Then I think our credit card was just hacked!!”
For the first time in my life, my credit card information was in the hands of someone who thought an unauthorized shopping spree was perfectly acceptable. And for a few seconds, I felt entirely helpless.
What if we’re ultimately responsible for this amount? What if this guy is right in the middle of charging something else to our card? Oh my goodness, we have to call our credit card company RIGHT NOW!
Thankfully, our charges were immediately reversed. But while the credit card company is still filing reports and trying to pin down this tactless individual, this entire experience reminded me how easy it is for our financial information to fall into the wrong hands.Read more…