Originally Posted by BobTopofTheWorld
First debit card I ever had was a month ago, first paypal account was a week ago. First amazon/ebay account too... I never heard of such a thing as 'testing my account', I wonder how many retailers would accept me 'testing their product' for a day/week without their authorization? (sounds like theft huh)
Coat it with sugar, paint it a different colour... its STILL an unauthorized charge, and therefore illegal.
Yep I know what it's like I too am on a disability pension and I have been on it since 1996 and every penny is valuable, but this is a common practice these days by allot of vendors, banks, eBay etc.