(Cleveland) - The crooks that stole credit and debit card information from Target, Neiman-Marcus, and Michaels craft stores may be at it again.
Sue McConnell of the Cleveland Better Bureau reports that scammers may be using that data to place a $9.84 charge on victim’s accounts.
She explains that's a common tactic identity thieves use to rake in millions of dollars from consumers who have already been victimized.
Many consumers fail to notice the small charge on their accounts, and it lets crooks know the cards are still active, clearing the way for scammers to put a much bigger charge on them later.
McConnell says check all your credit and debit statements closely, and if there is a $9.84 charge that you didn't make, notify your credit card company or bank immediately.
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