Smart Ways To Claim Your Stolen Or Lost Credit Card

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, January 13, 2014
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Bangalore: Have you lost your credit card? Or Are you scared of losing it? If yes then be careful!  Credits cards are very handy when compared to cash but if it is lost or stolen then it is equally dangerous. A lost or stolen credit card can cause a lot of damage, especially if your credit limit is high. Because your money is hard earned not free that you can let go. Once if your credit card is lost or stolen try to claim it.

Here are some of the tips that will help you claim on lost or stolen credit cards it as listed by The Economic Times.

Report about your lost credit card

The first and foremost thing that you should do is reporting your card issuer about your missing credit card the moment you find it misplaced. Most often the card issuers will print their customer care contact numbers on your monthly bill statement or if you don’t have the statement with you try to access your credit cards details online and send a report to the issuer. Keep in mind whenever you contact your card issuer keep following things ready with you for instance your account number, the date you noticed your card was missing and the date and last purchase amount. Even if you contacted the card issuer by phone once it is better to follow up by writing a letter to them with all the details attached this can be proof that you informed the issuer about the loss.

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