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 Post subject: Robbed Online
PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:05 pm 
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Be careful out there. I was robbed last night. They took 3k from my bank account via etransfer. I was notified ASAP last night via phone message (we weren't home and didn't get the message till this morning). They also sent me an email. This morning I did a routine virus check and found something called PC clean, I believe. Not sure if that was the tool the culprit used. Not sure how they got my information either. I had to file a fraud complaint this morning. I'm told there's probably nothing to worry about and the bank figures it can stop the payment in limbo. Had to get a new debit card and fill out a declaration.

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 Post subject: Re: Robbed Online
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Be careful out there. I was robbed last night. They took 3k from my bank account via etransfer. I was notified ASAP last night via phone message (we weren't home and didn't get the message till this morning). They also sent me an email. This morning I did a routine virus check and found something called PC clean, I believe. Not sure if that was the tool the culprit used. Not sure how they got my information either. I had to file a fraud complaint this morning. I'm told there's probably nothing to worry about and the bank figures it can stop the payment in limbo. Had to get a new debit card and fill out a declaration.

Sorry to hear what happened to you. I never do any type of banking on-line because I don't want some hidden program sending my bank information to some computer thief.

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 Post subject: Re: Robbed Online
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:o Scary! Sorry to hear this.

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 Post subject: Re: Robbed Online
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Thanks for that.

My online banking days are over after this. It's stressful but I'm pretty sure I'm getting it back.

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 Post subject: Re: Robbed Online
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I had this happen to me over a year ago. Whoever it was (I suspect it was a teenage girl, since they used my debit card to buy PURSES) only stole about $500 over a three month period. The charges were reversed within a couple weeks, once bank security was onto it. They told me it was impossible to try to track down the culprit, that they'd leave that up to the purse company.

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 Post subject: Re: Robbed Online
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Last month a had a credit card hacked. I used it in Dallas to buy truck parts. Less than 24 hours later over 100 dollars was charged at a doughnut shop North of Atlanta.

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 Post subject: Re: Robbed Online
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Last month a had a credit card hacked. I used it in Dallas to buy truck parts. Less than 24 hours later over 100 dollars was charged at a doughnut shop North of Atlanta.

It was probably done by the fattest cop on the police force. :)

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