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Portola Valley: $40,000 in unauthorized charges

Original post made on Oct 11, 2011

When a resident of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley was out of the country on a two-week vacation, someone ran up $40,000 in charges on his credit card.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 4:30 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of another community
on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Wow! My focus on his enviable credit limit quickly dissipated because this is really bad news. I hope they catch the criminal big spenders & that their trail of bad debt isn't too long or deep.


Posted by David, a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Oct 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm

With the availability of the Internet everywhere, it would pay to check checking and credit card accounts online even while abroad.


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