Friday, August 12, 2005

Incident: Cash register tape with credit card details found in an alley in Teesside, UK

Another reminder of why it is important that full credit card numbers not be written on receipts:

icTeesside - Credit card details found in the street:

"Credit card details of 17 shoppers were discovered in an alley among rubbish dumped by a major department store on Teesside.

The till roll, containing full credit card numbers and expiry dates, was found in Middlesbrough town centre when environmental enforcement officers examined the discarded bag...."

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