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Credit Cards

credit cards

Protect Your Credit Cards

  • Report lost or stolen credit cards to the card issuer immediately.
  • Keep a list of your credit card account numbers, expiry dates and card issuers? phone numbers so you can quickly report missing cards (see the ready to use list below).  
  • Do not give your credit card number out over the internet.
  • Use caution when you give your credit card number over the phone.  Verify that you are dealing with a well known, reputable company.
  • Never volunteer your credit card number to callers who tell you have won a trip, a prize or are eligible to receive a free gift.
Remember to report your lost or stolen credit card to your nearest local Police Service.