FW: CRIME Credit card scam alert

From: George Heuston (GeorgeH@private)
Date: Wed Jun 02 2004 - 11:46:09 PDT

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    Thanks Michael!
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Michael Rasmussen [mailto:mikeraz@private] 
    Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 11:27 AM
    To: George Heuston
    Cc: crime@private
    Subject: Re: CRIME Credit card scam alert
    FWIW story:  I recently received a call from the real VISA
    fraud department.  The way they work is to ask you to confirm
    or deny a group of charges against your card.  That's all.
    You get a list of date, charge source and amount.  At the end you
    press a phone button to indicate whether or not you made the
    charges.  They don't ask for any identifing information.
    I don't know what happens if you press 0 to speak with a real
    person or if you indicate that one or more of the charges are
        Michael Rasmussen, Portland Oregon  
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