Q: Would credit card bank have to return money you charged to pay someones bail then found out you were scammed?
My wife got a call on from someone whom she thought was her niece in FL. She said she had been arrested and needed $2000 for bail or she would have to stay in jail for 8 wks before a court day was available. I told the Sgt. he could use my credit card, he told me they could not use my credit card, new law, but for me to buy 4 iTunes for $500 ea an send him the Nos. When this was over we found out we were Scammed. I contacted Chase Card Services, VISA within 2 hrs.of purchase and explained what happened. They said could not do anything until it was posted to my account then she could remove it. 2 days later when it was posted I was told they do not remove charges that were scammed. Couldn't speak to the first woman I talked to, they wouldn't even say she was wrong. They never even alerted me about the huge purchase which I never came close too in 16 years. I've been alerted to lesser charges by my other car I just learned from a TV court show that scammed charges could be returned.
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