WHAT ARE SOME IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOT DO ABOUT HOW TO GUARD AGAINST CREDIT CARD FRAUD
Here are some important tips about Not Doing Against Credit Card Fraud Guarding for shoppers and merchants.
WHAT NOT TO DO:
– Lend your card(s) to anyone.
– Leave cards or receipts lying around.
– Sign a blank receipt. When you sign a receipt, draw a line through any blank spaces above the total.
– Write your account number on a postcard or the outside of an envelope.
– Give out your account number over the phone unless you’re making the call to a company you know is reputable. If you have questions about a company, check it out with your local consumer protection office or Better Business Bureau.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
The FTC works for the consumer to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop, and avoid them. To file a complaint or to get free information on consumer issues, visit www.ftc.gov or call toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357); TTY: 1-866-653-4261. The FTC enters Internet, telemarketing, identity theft, and other fraud-related complaints into Consumer Sentinel, a secure, online database available to hundreds of civil and criminal law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and abroad.