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Re: Freedom card number stolen.....

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I have the app on my iPhone for Chase and as soon as anything over $1.00 is charged in a single transaction on the account I receive a email as well as a push notification to my phone. It shows the time,address, and merchant name. This is the reason I love Chase and use it as my main card.

I know the majority of other major banks have email alerts as soon as you make a payment. Also AMEX has Passbook for iPhone which alerts (push notification) as soon as you use the card.
Capital One 2006--$5,000 ||| AMEX Macy's 2008--$2,300 ||| Kohl's 2009-- $1,000 ||| JCP 2010-- $1,000 ||| Walmart Discover 2010-- $5,000 ||| Sears 2011 -- $3,600 ||| Sears 2011 -- $3,500 ||| Chase Freedom 2012--$7,500 ||| Discover IT 2013 -- $4,000
||| Chase Sapphire Preferred 2013 -- $10,000

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Re: Freedom card number stolen.....

ok so i did the push alerts for chase i may do them if i carry discover soon. 

In my wallet: AMEX Gold; Freedom $1.5k; CSP $5k; Chase United $5k; Discover $2k
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Re: Freedom card number stolen.....

I'm not sure why you contacted the police since Chase is handling it. If Chase said no we aren't helping, then a police report would be understandable. The contactless chip really is not that dangerous, but the feature isn't really that advantageous. You always have 0 liability for fradulent charges, so nothing to worry about. I think it's being overly paranoid to assume that since a credit card was used your identity was stolen aswell. I advise against freezing any reports or enrolling in lifelock.

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Re: Freedom card number stolen.....


john398 wrote:

Thats one reason I have chase mobile alerts, as soon as ity is swiped I get a text


I get text and emails from Chase.. I had someone steal my Disney rewards card at a Shell gas station; the next day it was used for 1.00. I have the alert set to anything over .25cents. Chase said most people do like $25.00. But while I was on the phone with Chase cancelling the card and reporting fraud they tried to put thru a charge for $599.00. Now CC thieves are getting smarter and seeing if they will get unnoticed for a small amount, if so then they try to charge a large amount.

building since 2011 Wallet:ME: Walmart 3k;Barclays Rewards 10k, Venture 18k; Slate 5k; Freedom 10k; overstock 4.8k, SGV2.5k; WEMC 20k 1.5 Rewards, Gamestop 1.2k, Fingerhut 3k; 2 NMAC Leases , VS 1.75k, BH 1.62k, Express 1.6k, Avenue 1.75k, JCrew 5k, HSN 1.47k, Torrid 1.55k, Roamans 1.4k, Jessica London 1.54k, kings direct 1.7k, Buckle 1.4k, WW 1.65k, ........ baddies:Fed Tax Lien
DH: 1750 capital one fh 2000, AU - VS, BH, HSN, WEMC, SPGV. Freedom, Slate, Venture, Barclays

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