Knowing that your credit card number was stolen: Priceless!

Not to set you off on a panic or anything, but if I were in your shoes — and I kind of am — I’d give close scrutiny to your next credit card statements, because 40 million credit card numbers were stolen off the computer network of a processor in Tucson, Arizona.
These were from transactions from over 100,000 small business, and it covers cards from all banks and brands, no matter “what’s in your wallet.” Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express all had card numbers stolen.
MasterCard identified the processor through it’s fraud-monitoring system, but has no plans to be re-issuing any cards since that could cost them, and the other credit companies, $10 per card.

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