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Call the credit card company you used to fund the account and file claims against each transaction used to top up the entropay account. File it either as merchandise not received, or in your case it sounds like unauthorized transaction would be appropriate as well. Your (real) credit card company will lodge the dispute and get your money back, usually will ...


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You can try to hassle them via any customer service contact methods they provide (email, phone) and pressure them to give you your money back. Good luck with that. Or you can try reporting them to authorities and/or bringing legal action against them in the country where they are based, which is apparently Malta. Good luck with that too. As you say in ...


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I've had fairly extensive experience using Entropay, with a few hiccups along the way. I suspect your transaction or repeated top-ups has been flagged as 'suspicious' activity. Read: potentially fraudulent or money laundering. You've also tried to buy expensive electronic goods, a common use of fraud/laundering. Finally, Entropay does NOT provide address ...


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For Discover Card's Secure Numbers, the rule is Secure account numbers always expire on the same date as your actual Discover Card account number. When your Discover Card is reissued with a new expiration date, it will be necessary to update the expiration information on any retailer's Web site where you have stored your actual card number or any secure ...


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NYT has no authority to report on the credit card account. The introductory offer you accepted likely had a specified duration, like a 1 year commitment from you. It doesn't matter that you used a virtual card, or a credit card, or check or any other form of payment. NYT can, if it wants, send your NYT account to collections and/or report your delinquency ...


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Step 1 open a joint checking account Step 2 request multiple debit cards step 3 use My credit union does not limit the number of people on the joint account. But check with your banking institution. At the credit union one person must be the prime name on the account, they will have any interest earned reported to the IRS under their social security number. ...


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There are in principle prepaid "credit" cards which you could use for that, but you would also have to provide a valid address in the US. Even if you don't intend to receive physical goods there, there has to be a billing address, and also it makes it more difficult to do what you intend to, which is a plus in the eyes of the providers who require it. ...


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A credit card number contains 16 decimal digits. The first digit specifies the system, and the last is a checksum, leaving us 14 digits that we can freely use. That's 10^14 combinations, or roughly 13.000 possible cards per human in the world. They won't run out in the foreseeable future. Also, most virtual cards expire in a couple months, meaning that ...


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Do you guys know any options that are accessible to any global citizen? Prepaid and stored value cards are anonymous. For an arbitrary reason, the really anonymous ones only allow you to load $500 but there is no regulation that dictates this amount. In the USA, these cards are exempt from being declared at border crossings. Not because they look like ...


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While this is a localized question that will change over time, nerdwallet.com tracks what they think are the best http://www.nerdwallet.com/prepaid/ The deal with the prepaid cards is they shift around all the time, with who is the best at any given time being something you must shop for. So, here are the ways to shop for a prepaid card Look for the fees ...


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The Citi Card Virtual Account Numbers app allows you to choose the expiration time and dollar limit. Unfortunately they recently changed the app so you have to log in twice and go through 9 or 10 steps to access the web page! I wouldn't recommend it unless you want to get really annoyed.


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I can't speak to the entire industry since it likely varies from card issuer to card issuer. When I have used a virtual credit card, the generated number has a limited life span. It also has a credit limit that you can set. Once it the dollar amount is used up and it expires, the number is available for future usage.


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I'm writing an answer to expand on what @ceejayoz wrote in a comment on your question. You asked, Is this a trend in the industry? Are all the trustworthy issuers (read: large, well-known companies, like BofA) walking away from cards that provide this set of features? Ultimately, yes - this is a trend. And there are a few reasons behind it, but ...


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Credit cards numbers are typically 15-19 digits long, and that's actually a lot of numbers. Not all of those numbers are available for card numbers, but each issuer still has 1 trillion numbers. One of the largest issuers, Visa, as of 2018, has approximately 755 million Visa credit cards in the world. That leaves Visa over 1,000 extra numbers per existing ...


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If PayPal won't accept the VCC number, then by definition you can't do this. If you want to know whether there's a way to get special permission or bypass that restriction... I'm afraid the right thing to do is ask PayPal. Yes, I know their customer support is awful, but this is a classic customer support question, and they know the internals of their ...


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These are unrelated. If I subscribe to the paper and pay a month by check, they will just keep billing and delivering the paper. The virtual card would work for a service that will cancel when the billing attempt fails. i.e. A service that won't just keep active without being paid in advance.


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Using a virtual credit card doesn't stop them from reporting it. Virtual credit cards are about avoiding fraud, not about avoiding responsibility for money you owe.


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In the US you can walk into some retail stores and use your paypal to pay directly. Some of them sell prepaid debit card. By one and use it to pay your bill. If you're not in the US - check if some local retailers allow that. I believe in the UK they have some that allow paypal as well.


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Virtual Credit Card: It there something like virtual credit card? Yes there is. We have banks in India HDFC and Kotak bank that allows you to generate a virtual credit card which could be used for payments on websites. These cards are one time use cards and will expire as soon as you use it once. The mail objective behind such virtual card service is to ...


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You can select expiration date in Citibank's "Virtual Account Numbers" web app by first clicking "Generate (...)" link, then clicking "Advanced Options".


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