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Old 01-30-2015, 09:46 PM
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Are you saying then, that if you DON'T have on a hoodie indoors, you likely can't have a criminal background?
No but they don't seem to ask the people with stolen credit cards spending a lot of money. Usually if someone has a stolen credit card they are spending a lot of money
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:47 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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not all in one place.

I'm sorry it bothers you but I really don't understand why.
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:56 PM
 
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I don't sign the back of my card, they are suppose to ask me for ID. When they do I thank them for being on the ball. .
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:59 PM
 
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No but they don't seem to ask the people with stolen credit cards spending a lot of money. Usually if someone has a stolen credit card they are spending a lot of money

How in the world would you know if they ask someone using a stolen credit card for identification?
Do you stand behind the cashier her entire shift and watch every move she makes?

If this issue is the biggest issue you have had in a while I would say you are having a pretty easy time of it.
Most shops we go to require identification for each transaction using a debit or credit card, it really is not a big deal even if you wear a hoodie or a tiara.
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Old 01-31-2015, 12:13 AM
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How in the world would you know if they ask someone using a stolen credit card for identification?
Do you stand behind the cashier her entire shift and watch every move she makes?

If this issue is the biggest issue you have had in a while I would say you are having a pretty easy time of it.
Most shops we go to require identification for each transaction using a debit or credit card, it really is not a big deal even if you wear a hoodie or a tiara.
It was a story on the news involving criminals stealing someone's credit card and going on a shopping spree in target and were not asked for their id at all. It's the innocent hard working people they want to ask that question to

Police seek man who used stolen credit cards at Target, Lowe's | Regional: Berks - Home
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Old 01-31-2015, 01:56 AM
 
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There are times I thought of, and for a while I did, printing "Check for Photo ID" in the signature portion of my cards.
If you do this, the card is not valid for transactions until you sign it.
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Old 01-31-2015, 02:02 AM
 
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"can I see your ID?

I get so mad it's like I almost want to throw it at the person because I feel like I am being judged and looked at as a thief. ...
Does anyone else get asked this question when using a credit card?
I only recall being asked for ID once. I was at a restaurant and I refused. It was as simple as that. No need to get overworked about it.
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Old 01-31-2015, 02:37 AM
 
Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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True story, senior citizens come from the 'senior center' on a bus to the store. Employees notice some pilfering, so seniors are asked to come back into store with their purchases. As seniors exit bus store mgt gets onto bus to retrieve the items stashed away by the seniors who don't want the pilfered items found on their person. Hundreds of dollars worth of cosmetics and meds were retrieved, not a single on of those old folks were wearing a hoodie either, imagine that!
Real criminals, the most successful ones, don't look like 'real criminals', they look just like everybody else, average.

Can retailers ask for ID with your credit card?
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Old 01-31-2015, 02:58 AM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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I can't say this is the same for all areas but where I live if you have on a hoodie indoors chances are you have a criminal background
Or even outdoors, like that guy who punched somebody and then slammed their head against the concrete, simply for walking around the common area of a living community.
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Old 01-31-2015, 05:00 AM
 
Location: Florida
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It used to happen as a standard practice and now it's not even looked at, what with the swipe terminals.
It was one safeguard that simply doesn't exist anymore.
The CC companies must have determined the loss from unauthorized use is worth it.
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