A warning that credit card fraud does not discriminate, even the Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts, has been a victim of credit card fraud, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Roberts’ credit card problem was first reported by the Washington Post in a story that said the chief justice was heard talking about it in a suburban Maryland Starbucks on Tuesday morning.
To avoid Canadian credit card fraud, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has a few recommendations:
– Do not share your credit card or credit card PIN with anyone.
– Cover the keypad when entering the PIN at a retailer or a bank machine.
– Keep your credit card in sight when you make purchases to prevent skimming or double
– Record your credit card number, card details and whom to contact in case of theft or
loss. Keep this information in a secure place.
– Check your statements every month and report any errors or unauthorized transactions.
– Keep your credit card statements in a safe place, and shred them when you no longer
– Get written confirmation when you cancel your credit card.
– Only use your credit card online on trusted sites and ensure that your online transaction
– Look for websites with addresses starting with “https” or a padlock image on the page.
This will indicate that the information entered on these pages and the transmission of
the information is secure.