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January 17th, 2007


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09:24 pm - *sigh*
Who the hell makes donations to Christian Aid UK using a stolen credit card?

Well, the fucker who managed to swipe my VISA card number, that's who. Over the last two days, (s)he spent $9.45 at a UK restaurant I don't know, $5 at another UK store the name of which I can't even remember, and gave $80-odd to Christian Aid UK. What a weird set of priorities for a thief. (Or maybe not, though $80 seems a little low for full-fledged redemption.)

Anyway, the account (which I've had for donkey's years) is now closed, and the charge-dispute process is underway, and the credit union is sending me a new card from a new account. So that's another 16-digit number to commit to memory. More annoying than anything else.

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From:kazmat
Date:January 18th, 2007 03:42 am (UTC)
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Okay, that's the oddest chain of credit card theft purchases I've ever heard of.
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From:sacredchao
Date:January 18th, 2007 03:57 am (UTC)
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That's completely weird. It also sucks with a great suckitude. Don't worry about the charges--they'll waive them. Still, a huge PITA to have this happen, especially away from home.
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From:solipsistnation
Date:January 18th, 2007 05:16 am (UTC)
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Perhaps your latent second personality is disposed toward charities.
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From:trystero
Date:January 18th, 2007 01:42 pm (UTC)
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Credit, thankfully.
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From:booniesjen
Date:January 18th, 2007 04:41 pm (UTC)
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That's not good. I hope it works out okay in the end.

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