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Bradley Farless
Looking at that list, the only thing we have in common is Netflix. Most of my charges are on the Lower East Side and East Village. I used an ATM at City College on the West Side at 137th and Amsterdam. I doubt it had a skimmer attached to it though. I checked before using it. Since you're posting anonymously, I don't think there's any issue with you listing where you use your card. I'll be a little more careful though and I won't go into more details. I'm also still having issues accessing my online banking. Yesterday I was… Read more »
Bradley Farless

That's completely fine, Laura. Google's Blogger just updated the comment system to include inline comments (which means replies to specific comments) so it's a little confusing. The grey comments are replies to the white comments above them. It's like a smaller conversation in the conversation.

Anonymous

I think I may have double posted. Sorry

Anonymous

I just realized you are all from NYC right? I know it could have been charges we put through a while ago but the Citibank Rep told me people were affected all the way to the Pentagon. I looked at my recent charges for places that might have a broader range of customers. Has anyone recently put through charges to:
UPS, NYC Taxi Cab, Netflix, Duane Reade or Grocery stores on the upper east side?

Laura

Anonymous
Just realized all you guys are probably from NYC. I just stumbled on this blog because I did a search for Citibank and compromised credit cards. Looks like Citibank has trouble this area pretty frequently which scares me. Hope there is not any danger in divulging the places I used my card. I am not very savvy with this stuff. The Citibank Rep I spoke to said it has affected people all the way to the Pentagon. So I was just looking for charges that might cover a wider population.. Have any of you used your card for a taxi… Read more »
Anonymous

Happened to me too and I am also upset they won't tell us who the merchant was. Maybe we can figure it out. I think it happened on the 26th or the 25th. We can compare establishments or locations. I am in NYC. Anyone else?

Bradley Farless

That's something that should change. We're the customers. We should have more control over our information, and have the option of choosing where we spend our money. =/

RONW

it was with a different bank but with disclosing the specific establishment that triggered security hold …. seems standard procedure apparently.

Bradley Farless

It happened to you too? This is the first time for me. I'm a little surprised. I've had a card from another bank for 7 years and never had this issue.

RONW

same here, they wouldn't disvulge the paritcular store.

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