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    • truthman007
    • By truthman007 6th Jul 17, 7:23 PM
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    Is this legal shops to print full 16 digits on the receipts?
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    • 6th Jul 17, 7:23 PM
    Is this legal shops to print full 16 digits on the receipts? 6th Jul 17 at 7:23 PM
    It's really scary to see the all the digits on the receipts with expiry date. This can be misused by someone easily by just remember few 3 digit back of the card. Why can't card companies make it safer.
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    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 6th Jul 17, 7:28 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 7:28 PM
    What Shop are we talking about , I've never seen it before
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    • photome
    • By photome 6th Jul 17, 7:29 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 7:29 PM
    I haven't seen it either
    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 6th Jul 17, 7:41 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 7:41 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 7:41 PM
    Which retailer/machine/time?

    Every ones I've see, both customer and retailer receipts have **** **** **** 5678
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    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 6th Jul 17, 8:04 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 8:04 PM
    It could be they have given you retailers docket?
    • truthman007
    • By truthman007 6th Jul 17, 8:29 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 8:29 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 8:29 PM
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=458426 another thread in 2007.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/1202708.stm
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 6th Jul 17, 8:31 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 8:31 PM
    "HMV stated that they leave the full numbers on receipts too, saying that it is an incentive for customers not to create litter."

    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 6th Jul 17, 8:52 PM
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    • 6th Jul 17, 8:52 PM
    The Sage machine we use only prints the full number on the shop copy and not the customers receipt.
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    • photome
    • By photome 7th Jul 17, 7:21 AM
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    • 7th Jul 17, 7:21 AM
    Where did it happen
    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 7th Jul 17, 7:36 AM
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    Have you read the date on those links?
    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 7th Jul 17, 8:34 AM
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    Have you recognised the OP's name? Read any of their previous threads?
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    • molerat
    • By molerat 7th Jul 17, 3:31 PM
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    If I use contactless and ask for a receipt many will just press reprint, a one key option, as opposed to the several keys needed to get a customer copy. A bit of a failing in the system really.
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    • powerful_Rogue
    • By powerful_Rogue 7th Jul 17, 5:13 PM
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    I wouldn't bother wasting your time to reply. OP seems to post and run.

    Oh, plus everything is a scam. Some great reading in their other threads.
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 7th Jul 17, 6:25 PM
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    If I use contactless and ask for a receipt many will just press reprint, a one key option, as opposed to the several keys needed to get a customer copy. A bit of a failing in the system really.
    Originally posted by molerat
    I am looking at a receipt I received last night for a contactless payment. Only one button was pressed by the barperson and the long number is **** **** **** 1234.
    • williham
    • By williham 7th Jul 17, 9:58 PM
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    If I use contactless and ask for a receipt many will just press reprint, a one key option, as opposed to the several keys needed to get a customer copy. A bit of a failing in the system really.
    Originally posted by molerat
    Yeah but most card machines will print *** even for the merchant copy for contactless.
    • truthman007
    • By truthman007 8th Jul 17, 7:43 AM
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    Yeah but most card machines will print *** even for the merchant copy for contactless.
    Originally posted by williham
    Have you recognised the OP's name? Read any of their previous threads?
    Originally posted by NBLondon
    Really
    • truthman007
    • By truthman007 8th Jul 17, 7:49 AM
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    I wouldn't bother wasting your time to reply. OP seems to post and run.

    Oh, plus everything is a scam. Some great reading in their other threads.
    Originally posted by powerful_Rogue
    Not scam, but stupidity here. Talking about online criminals and lose 100 million/billion money in a year. If they can't change simple thing how are they going to stop online criminals? I hope you will get some awareness rather speak something else.
    • photome
    • By photome 8th Jul 17, 9:10 AM
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    where did it happen?

    would be good to post all the info or do you just like shouting scam, it does appear you get scammed quite a lot
    Last edited by photome; 08-07-2017 at 9:13 AM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 8th Jul 17, 9:45 AM
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    Why not just add the companies name
    • The-Truth
    • By The-Truth 10th Jul 17, 9:17 AM
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    It's really scary to see the all the digits on the receipts with expiry date. This can be misused by someone easily by just remember few 3 digit back of the card. Why can't card companies make it safer.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=458426 another thread in 2007.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/1202708.stm
    Originally posted by truthman007
    Your first link is dated 2007 and the second 2001.

    Truthman007, I take it you now know it's 2017 right?
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