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    • moneybags1957
    • By moneybags1957 14th Sep 18, 8:17 PM
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    • 14th Sep 18, 8:17 PM
    Safty tip 14th Sep 18 at 8:17 PM
    Scratch off the cvv number from your card after recording it somewhere ( your phone perhaps) this stops card not present purchases if you lose the card. Technically speeaking defacing the signature strip invalidates the card but I have NEVER had any problems. I did this to prevent a relative with alzeimers being conned over the telephone into buying stuff on the internet.
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    • Vortigern
    • By Vortigern 14th Sep 18, 8:33 PM
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    • 14th Sep 18, 8:33 PM
    Rub the magnetic stripe with a strong magnet

    ... and cut through the contactless antenna.
    • Gary_Dexter
    • By Gary_Dexter 14th Sep 18, 8:38 PM
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    • 14th Sep 18, 8:38 PM
    Even though some websites such as Amazon don’t require you to enter the CVV number.

    So still open to potential fraud.

    Plus you’re defacing/damaging something that “technically” isn’t owned by you
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