*Exposed!* Beware of using debit card at the pump!

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*Exposed!* Beware of using debit card at the pump!

Postby CreditCardGuru » Mon Jun 30, 2008 2:20 pm

Courtesy of KMBC - Jim Flink reports the hidden truth about using your debit card at the pump.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/v/IphXZf_ib18&hl=en[/video]


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Postby Multi-Purpose » Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:23 pm

this is messed up I no longer use my debit card for any kind of purchases because they just screw us over. Can't they at least give us rewards for our debit card purchases? Nooooo they won't well screw them I'll put it on credit.
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Postby Cucumber » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:52 am

Plus you don't get the same fraud protection as credit cards so if someone gets ahold of your debit card number and has a little shopping spree you may be held responsible.

I never use debit cards anymore. THEY'RE NOT SAFE!
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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:06 pm

Why banks continue to do this boggles my mind. Consumers shouldn't be geting screwed over by their banks like this when they pay with a debit card.

The other reason I don't use debit at the pump is you don't have anywhere near the same fraud protections that you do with a credit card.
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