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Offline scuzzy

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Card Skimming
« on: Apr 03, 2009, 10:23 AM »
Here's some good info to know:

Paying at the pump just got more risky
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Re: Card Skimming
« Reply #1 on: Apr 03, 2009, 09:23 PM »
That is why I use a credit card at the pump. The one I use is a AAA card and it shows a credit of 5% of the month's fuel purchase total on each statement. If I charge $200 on the credit card in fuel for the month of April, I then have a $10 credit on the next statement making the "real" fuel purchase price $190 instead of $200.

By using that card, I get the protection of any bogus charges being investigated before I have to pay for them. You get the same investigation protection with a debit, but it is already out of your checking account and may take a while to be put back into it.

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Re: Card Skimming
« Reply #2 on: Apr 04, 2009, 07:50 AM »
That is why I pay cash, at the little brick building in between the pumps.

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Re: Card Skimming
« Reply #3 on: Apr 04, 2009, 05:55 PM »
We don't have little brick buildings between pumps, so you would have to leave your car and walk a decent distance and wait in line to pay. Plus cash doesn't save me any money like my 5% back on my credit card (which is paid off every month).

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