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    • philipnyoung
    • By philipnyoung 15th May 18, 4:05 PM
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    Scammed on my mastercard
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    • 15th May 18, 4:05 PM
    Scammed on my mastercard 15th May 18 at 4:05 PM
    I have been scammed in a big way with 17500 on my Tesco Mastercard
    Unknowing to me Mastercard changed the rules in April 17 whereby they would not honour chargeback or section 75 claims on this type of payment

    I was not aware and thought I had protection and used the card 1.9.2017
    Now Tesco refuse to recover the money quoting the ts and c changes and the Financial Ombudsman agrees.
    Anyone got any ideas - or knows of superman's whereabouts
    thanks
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    • Gary_Dexter
    • By Gary_Dexter 15th May 18, 4:09 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:09 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:09 PM
    More details needed.

    Scammed how? Where? Why?
    • zx81
    • By zx81 15th May 18, 4:12 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:12 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:12 PM
    Unknowing to me Mastercard changed the rules in April 17 whereby they would not honour chargeback or section 75 claims on this type of payment
    Originally posted by philipnyoung
    Ah yes. This type of payment is often tricky.
    • davethorp
    • By davethorp 15th May 18, 4:15 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:15 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:15 PM
    S75 is statute in law and cannot be changed without a change to the consumer credit act so Mastercard cannot possibly have changed the rules

    As the other posters have said more information is needed to provide you with the best advice

    • k3lvc
    • By k3lvc 15th May 18, 4:31 PM
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    • #5
    • 15th May 18, 4:31 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 4:31 PM
    Don't tell us - you bought 17.5k of Bitcoins ??
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 15th May 18, 7:20 PM
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    • #6
    • 15th May 18, 7:20 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:20 PM
    Bitcoins or Carbon credits or Derivative trading - why is it a scam now and would it be a scam if you had made money etc?
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • dj1471
    • By dj1471 15th May 18, 7:27 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:27 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:27 PM
    Binary options by any chance?


    If the FOS have sided with the card issuer you're out of options, assuming whoever you paid is based overseas and untraceable.
    • Pound
    • By Pound 15th May 18, 8:30 PM
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    • #8
    • 15th May 18, 8:30 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 8:30 PM
    I have been scammed in a big way with 17500 on my Tesco Mastercard
    Unknowing to me Mastercard changed the rules in April 17 whereby they would not honour chargeback or section 75 claims on this type of payment

    I was not aware and thought I had protection and used the card 1.9.2017
    Now Tesco refuse to recover the money quoting the ts and c changes and the Financial Ombudsman agrees.
    Anyone got any ideas - or knows of superman's whereabouts
    thanks
    Originally posted by philipnyoung
    Metropolis

    • mcpitman
    • By mcpitman 16th May 18, 3:36 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 3:36 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 3:36 PM
    OP has started another thread https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5843693
    Life isn't about the number of breaths we take, but the moments that take our breath away. Like choking....
    • k3lvc
    • By k3lvc 16th May 18, 4:01 PM
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    Originally posted by mcpitman

    Hmm - no surprises there
    • Gary_Dexter
    • By Gary_Dexter 16th May 18, 4:01 PM
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    Originally posted by mcpitman
    So it is Bitcoin/online currency trading.

    Goodbye...
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