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By Tony Ault
Staff Writer 

New credit card scam reported


Last updated 3/26/2018 at 9:47am

A new Visa and Mastercard credit card scheme is being reported by the Royal Bank of Canada warning credit card holders to be aware of its method that begins with a telephone call.

The scheme, now spreading across the Midwest, is unique because the caller will not be asking for a credit card number. It is most likely they have the number already from other illegal sources, but they will be asking for other information needed to gain access to the account.

It begins with the caller saying he is from the Security and Fraud Department at Visa. He says his badge number is 12460 and that the ac...

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