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The complaint said she had been receiving items in the mail that she had not ordered.
The complaint said that she had received another package in the mail yesterday that contained several items. The victim stated that she had not ordered the items, but the invoice showed that the items were billed to her credit card.
During the investigation it was discovered that her personal information may have been obtained during the use of an online dating cite. This case is under investigation.
This case is a reminder that credit card fraud takes place every day in a variety of ways.
The Federal Trade Commission warns consumers to keep a record of account numbers, expiration dates and the phone number to report fraud for each company in a secure place. And stresses to never lend your card to anyone and not to leave cards, receipts, or statements around your home or office. When you no longer need them, shred them before throwing them away.
The FTC also offers the following tips to protect against credit card fraud:
Finally, call the card issuer as soon as you realize your card has been lost, stolen or used fraudulently.
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