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Old 10-03-2006, 12:57 PM   #501
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Someone came up in our driveway last night and rifled through our car. We usually lock it but forgot last night. They stole $3 but left their knife, which probably cost more than $3. Most likely some druggie. or punk kid or both. Yuck.
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Old 10-03-2006, 12:58 PM   #502
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ICK! I'm sorry.
I hate the feeling of "unsafeness" ( is that a word) that something like this gives you.
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Old 10-03-2006, 01:10 PM   #503
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Friend of the family passed on the weekend. Why is there money funding stupid crap like Viagra when cancer is still ravaging all of us?
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Old 10-03-2006, 05:26 PM   #504
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Venting

I have been under a great deal of stress since last week. The reason is I was informed by AMEX and VISA that there were "Possible Fraud Activity" on my accounts.

American Express emailed me a copy of the charge which was not mine and as soon as I got off the phone from them they cancelled my card and sent me a new one overnight by UPS.

Visa called me up and told me what the charge was and asked me if I had purchased something from that store. I told them no and they immediately cancelled my card and sent me a new one overnight by UPS.

I am very fortunate that my credit card companies keep a close watch on my account. They told me that whenever there is a charge on my account that was different than my normal charges they would get in touch with me immediately.

They also said that "Theft Identity" was one of the reasons why the interest rates on all our cards was so high.
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Old 10-03-2006, 05:28 PM   #505
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You were lucky, shpj4.

Some say they don't want the govt invading on their privacy, but the credit card companies do it all the time and in this instance for a good reason.
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Old 10-03-2006, 09:16 PM   #506
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Thank you mudbug for your comment. I agree with you and in this instance I was very lucky.
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Old 10-03-2006, 09:23 PM   #507
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They caught the guy who stole my credit card # and he's in jail. I knew exactly who had done it because I'd only used it at one store and knew the name of the checker.
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Friend of the family passed on the weekend. Why is there money funding stupid crap like Viagra when cancer is still ravaging all of us?
I'm sorry Alix
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Friend of the family passed on the weekend. Why is there money funding stupid crap like Viagra when cancer is still ravaging all of us?
Oh Alix, I'm so very sorry. I do not know the answer to your question and it is very frustrating.
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Old 10-03-2006, 09:40 PM   #510
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Friend of the family passed on the weekend. Why is there money funding stupid crap like Viagra when cancer is still ravaging all of us?
I wish I had the answer Alix, the first thing I'd do would be to change things.It hurts like blazes to lose a loved one, my thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

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