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Are banks discontinuing single-use virtual credit card numbers (like BofA's ShopSafe)?

I found this old question / answer that refer to the same problem: I used to generate a new virtual credit card number with BofA's ShopSafe service, set the credit limit / expiration date and I could ...
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Virtual (one-time) card number expiration period

Bank of America, Citi and Discover card provide one-time card number or virtual card number that can be used online in order to buy something while not using one's own real credit card number. I ...
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As an European citizen, how can I shop in websites that require a US credit card (a card with a US billing address) [closed]

Recently I started exploring a product (called "Google Domains" but that's not really relevant to the question). The point is, this product is currently open to "US residents only" and a few other ...
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How do credit card issuers have enough numbers for virtual CCs?

Virtual / disposable / temporary / alias (all common names) credit cards frequently issue new numbers. How is the cc company able to give out so many numbers? (Especially to a person who uses it very ...
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Can I send money from my VCC to PayPal?

I don't have a bank account due to several (personal) reasons, and I can't open one, but in some way (with help of my mobile service provider) I can have as many Virtual Credit Cards as I want. Those ...
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I Lost $1000+ on EntroPay - How should I best pursue getting my money back?

I wanted to buy a laptop from Lenovo shop, but it turned out they were not accepting my card, so I went on to the EntroPay. This website, as it mentions, provides Virtual Credit Cards for online ...
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Could my credit ratings have been hurt even if I use a virtual credit card?

I had subscribed to NY Times during an introductory offer with a Virtual Shopsafe credit card. I didn't increase the limit on my credit card and after the first month, my subscription became ...
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how do i get an out-of-state billing address for a credit card?

When I buy virtual items online that do not need to be shipped, sales tax is often calculated by the merchant automatically based on my credit card billing address. My billing address is in California,...
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Multiple prepaid card sharing the same funds

There exists a prepaid card service which allows multiple cards to refer to the same account/pool of funds? With my house mates we would like to setup a prepaid card to which automatically transfer ...
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Virtual currency investment

Let's suppose I have some ammount of money in virtual wallet like Paypal or Bitcoin. Are there ever any systems or institutions which would enable one to invest virtual currency, for example, loan at ...
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How do I know my Citi credit card account number, for setting up a Virtual Account Number?

I have a credit card from Citibank, and I want to create an Online Account¹ (a virtual credit card number) but it asks me for my "Credit Card Account Number". Upon entering my credit card number (...
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Question about converting PayPal funds (and quickly)

I have a pretty specific (and probably strange) question. I am in a situation where I'm currently without a bank account (due to having just had one closed), but I am responsible for paying a ...
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Which banks / companies offer virtual or instant credit card services in the UK?

I'm looking to make a small number of hotel and guest-house reservations, and thought that generated credit card numbers with defined limits would be a good idea. Which companies provide such ...
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What are the available credit card companies that offer virtual credit card number generation? [closed]

What credit card companies offer virtual credit card number generation for one-time purchases for extra security over the Internet? I heard that PayPal offers this for their debut card, but am not ...
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Is there any site you can find out about the 'bonus features' of credit cards?

I'm doing fairly well financially, and pay my credit cards off monthly, so to me they are less useful for financing and more useful as a matter of convenience. As such, I'd like to know more about the ...
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Entropay Legitimacy and Validity [duplicate]

I've recently bumped on Entropay a company/web site that offers Prepaid Virtual cards, and what I would like to know is if this site and company are legit, or SCAM. I've seen dozens of people ...
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Anonymous CC: Does “Entropay” really not hand my personal data over to a company - are there alternatives?

these days our anonymity gets less and less and today I remembered that I actually had a virtual credit card, that I might use to shop more anonymous, from Entroypay. Now Entropay states: "Financial ...
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How can I find the cheapest prepaid credit card?

What is the cheapest prepaid credit card available for sale? The card needs to be a Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. And it needs to have a minimum nominal balance of 1 USD. I just need the number and ...