Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Glove Box Papers Con Artist Heaven, Alert Reader Warns

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Glove Box Papers Con Artist Heaven, Alert Reader Warns

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Dear Call Box: I recently purchased a pre-owned car. In the glove compartment I found the original driver's manual together with every invoice from every servicing dealer, tire store, body shop and other miscellaneous shops. Each of those invoices indicated the owner's total credit card numbers he used to pay.

I suggest anyone saving old credit card invoices for a similar purpose should black-out their account numbers to keep strangers from obtaining access to those accounts.

Today most merchants only print the last four digits of credit card numbers. I suggest that if you have made a purchase and the store printed your entire number, inform the manager that the store should update its register program. -- J.K.

Dear J.K. Thanks for the warning and the advice.

Dear Call Box: I was cleaning out my pantry and ran across a bottle of fen-phen diet pills. The bottle has 120 pills in it. I know that it has been recalled, so I need to know how to return it for a refund. …

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