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Old 06-25-2013, 03:03 PM   #96
OHjim
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Originally Posted by jdrocks View Post
i should mention for the benefit of those riding the BC roads, i got a fraud alert on a Visa card by the time i reached the Yukon border. when i was read the list of charges on the card, fraud occurred from the very first use.

this is the second time this has happened in BC with a Visa card, the first being on my 2011 trip through there.

the card was used intermittently, and only for fuel, no other purchases. there are many fuel stops that only take Visa/Mastercard, plan accordingly.
Not sure I understand - was there actual fraud or did Visa just think there was fraud because it was used away from your home/normal use?

If it was actual fraud - any thoughts on prevention?
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