[SATLUG] OFF TOPIC: "Say No to Photo-ID" for Cred Card purchases...

country glenn.toothman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 21:17:12 CST 2008


Had a guy try to cash a check on my brother's acct at the store I managed,
trying to pass himself off as my bro.    I excused myself and called the
cops, and they met him at the door on the way out...

He got 7-10 for forgery



On Jan 31, 2008 9:07 PM, tsuehpsyde <tsuehpsyde at gmail.com> wrote:

> I actually like it when asked for my ID, since anyone can forge a
> signature
> fairly easily (or at least knock something off that's somewhat similar to
> what's on the card). I've worked in retail and I've seen people use stolen
> credit cards, as well as checks. Anything that isn't cash should be
> accompanied by ID, imo. That said, they should only glance at it to verify
> that it's indeed you and not write down or note any personal info on there
> unless you're out of state or something.
>
> However, in all reality, the only safe way to keep tabs on your CC is to
> watch the transactions on it closely. =) I check all of my accounts, even
> ones I don't use, daily or weekly for anything out of the ordinary.
>
> -Jim
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