Sadly... more TFCC card issues - one off issue? Not TFCC related

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  1. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

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    I received a call from my bank today. They informed me that my card (MasterCard) was compromised, and that MasterCard had already canceled my current card and issued a new one, which should be arriving any day now.

    Here comes the scary part: this is a brand new credit card which I never used for anything other than purchasing the TFCC international subscription VIA THE NEW STORE. That's right, my credit card data was compromised AFTER the club had completed the store upgrade.

    I did not lose any money, because I tied that particular card to a foreign currency account which does not have any money - I only made one transfer to that account, in the amount required for a TFCC international membership. I suspected that the club had not fixed the leak, and it turns out I was right. Sadly.

    I do not want to be accused of panic-mongering, but those members who used their cards at the new store may want to check them for suspicious activity.

    And the club should really get their act together. Seriously.
     
  2. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    That is definitely the only thing the new card was used for, yes? Not even used to pay for stuff in real life, offline or anything like that?
     
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    Awesome! :Gouki:  :deadhorse: 
     
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    Oh boy, here we go.
     
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    Oh boy...
     
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    So......... who likes Gobots?
     
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    I really, truthfully hope this is a one-off unfortunate case. :(  This is not what anybody needs right now if it becomes widespread.
     
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    I can't believe people would still give those idiots their credit card information.
     
  10. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

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    This is correct. I did not make a single purchase with this card other than the TFCC membership.
     
  11. MiraiBaby

    MiraiBaby Til All Are Gone

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    *puts on her hard hat and climbs into her safety zone* :( 

    Good luck, OP ...
     
  12. Petes Robot Convention

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    As we have posted, the new club store is in no way linked to our system. We are using a 3rd party commercial software agent that handles hundreds of clients.

    CC info is not stored or accessed by us.

    If you have an issue you should email us the details. admin@funpubinc.com.
     
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    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

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    It was the only way to get Runamuck, and I purposefully used a card I did not intend to utilize in the future.
     
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    Oh lord... Just when it looked like things couldn't get any worse. :eek: 
     
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    This. New store or not people should be using prepaids or not renewing at all. Sucks to hear that you got hit but glad to hear that you did protect yourself a bit!
     
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    *hand up*
     
  17. Sammael

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    I can email the exact same details I posted here. I asked my bank if they could give me more information, but they told me they did not know anything else as the call to cancel the card was made by the MasterCard center.
     
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    huh. I'm glad i decided not to get a TFCC membership. let's see if FunPub will learn anything this time.
     
  19. Thundershot

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    We really don't need this right before Botcon...

    I'm pretty hopeful that it's just an isolated incident. Maybe someone hacked a wifi network? I dunno... I just hope this thread doesn't turn into another FP beat down. They're good people that just end up caught up in bad circumstances.
     
  20. Petes Robot Convention

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    Please do. As we are working through a commercial agent, if there was a problem it would affect hundreds of clients. Your card data is not handled by us so we can pass your concerns on to the agent just as we would to paypal.

    We do understand the concern, but our store system works completely differently than before so again, details would be great...
     
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