12-28-2010, 04:32 PM #1
ATTN all Eglin Federal Credit Union/Mastercard account holders!!
]Just in case some of you don't know yet, Mastercard has informed EFCU that some of their Mastercard Debit/Charge cards have been comprimised. I checked my balance this morning and found out that there were 3 charges that were made on Christmas Eve in California while my card was in my wallet. So, I would check your accounts, all of them, just to make sure this didn't happen to you. All of the cards affected by this comprimise have been cancelled and I hadn't gotten any notice from the bank at all, I think they're overwhelmed with the amount of accounts this has affected.
Last edited by Glas Designs; 12-28-2010 at 05:51 PM.
While this is a bad situation, I have been a customer of EFCU for about 15 years and have always found them to be very proactive. I'm sure it will be resolved to the good of the members.
It doesn't hurt to check - the sooner you find it, the sooner you can alert them.
Some rude places have limits on how long you have to report/resolve it.
12-31-2010, 08:01 AM #4
12-31-2010, 07:59 PM #5
In Bay county, there have been at least twenty people I know personally, including myself, whose bank/debit card info has been compromised. Regions, Innovation Bank, Bank of America...no common denominator found yet. Some bank accounts have been wiped out, some of us were lucky enough to have been called by our banks and informed that attempts were made but denied, as the system recognized that the spending was 'not consistent with' our typical spending pattern.
Innovations alone has had over 300 accounts hit.
Some guess it's a compromised merchant processor, others have said it's Visa's database. But of over 2000 friends on my Facebook page, none of my friends are having been reporting problems except those from the panhandle area.
Check your bank balances daily! I'm hearing now that you should never enter a PIN number, but rather always run your card as credit and sign, to keep your info safe. But I'm ready to go back to checks and cash.
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01-01-2011, 01:31 PM #6
I got hit in October and found that WCSO will not be overly helpful in bringing anybody to justice on it because of the amount involved. At least my bank was helpful. Oh and all my charges were from Blizzard Entertainment. When I contact the company they would not provide me, the guy who supposedly purchased the items any information to protect the privacy of who swiped my card number.
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01-01-2011, 08:40 PM #7
- Join Date
- Dec 2004
- Lacey's Spring, Alabama
I am a member of Redstone Federal Credit Union here in Alabama. Got a notice yesterday that the payment processor that processes our debit cards had been compromised. They have closed my debit account and sent new cards. They were very proactive. I am guessing the same processor processes all these cards.~If Life is a journey....the BEACH should be the destination!~
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